Skin Infection Research Page
Skin Infection: Fungal
The tendency for fungus to recur in many adults, especially on the feet and toenails, is a genetic condition.
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Skin Infection: Impetigo
Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria. It is often called "school sores" because it affects children and is quite contagious.
Impetigo most often occurs on exposed areas such as the hands and face. It presents with pustules and round, crusted oozing patches which grow larger day by day.
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Skin Infection: Dermatophyte Infections (Ringworm)
These infections are caused by fungi that invade only dead tissues of the skin or its appendages (stratum corneum, nails, hair).
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Skin Infection: Cellulitis
Cellulitis (sel-u-LI-tis) is a potentially serious bacterial infection of your skin. It appears as a swollen, red area of skin that feels hot and tender, and it may spread rapidly.
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The Skin and Infection: A Color Atlas and Text
A comprehensive text-atlas that combines some 500 color illustrations with 22 chapters to provide extensive coverage of the cutaneous manifestations of infection.