BACK TO impetigo
impetigo vs. ringworm
[ im-pi-tahy-goh ]
- a contagious skin disease, especially of children, usually caused by streptococcal bacteria, marked by a superficial pustular eruption, particularly on the face.
[ ring-wurm ]
- any of a number of contagious skin diseases caused by certain parasitic fungi and characterized by the formation of ring-shaped eruptive patches.