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Impetigo, bullous on the buttocks

Impetigo, bullous on the buttocks

Overview

Impetigo is a superficial skin infection caused by either streptococci or staphylococci. Here it is on the buttocks, but it is seen more frequently in children on the face, upper chest, and arms. (Image courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

Update Date 11/20/2012