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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Impetigo" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Impetigo
Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection most common among preschool children. People who play close contact sports, such as rugby, American football, and wrestling or boxing, are also susceptible, regardless of age. Antibiotic creams or pills are often used as a remedy. - See link


Impetigo in Spanish is Impétigo
El impétigo es una enfermedad infecciosa superficial de la piel producida por bacterias, que se presenta con mayor frecuencia en los niños. Se clasifica en impétigo primario cuando se trata de una invasión bacteriana directa a la piel anteriormente normal, o impétigo secundario o común, cuando la infección es secundaria a otras enfermedades cutáneas subyacentes que afectan la barrera cutánea, como la sarna o el eccema. El impétigo también se clasifica como bulloso o no bulloso. El impétigo bulloso presenta ampollas. - See link


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Definition of Impetigo in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
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