Ecthyma

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Ecthyma
An introduction to dermatology (1905) ecthyma.jpg
Ecthyma
Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L08.3 (ILDS L08.830)
ICD-9-CM 686.8
DiseasesDB 30731
MedlinePlus 000864
eMedicine derm/113
Patient UK Ecthyma
MeSH D004473

Ecthyma is a variation of impetigo, presenting at a deeper level of tissue.[1]

It is usually associated with Group A (beta-hemolytic) Streptococcus (abbreviated GAS).[2]

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