Impetigo in Young Children: A Case Study


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Impetigo in Young Children: A Case Study
A four-year-old female presented to the emergency department with an 8 day history of a rash around her mouth. Her lips began to swell and the patient has been unable to open her mouth and has not eaten for a week. The patient’s past medial history included a pre-mature birth at 34 weeks and hospitalizations at 5 months due to a febrile seizure. An MRI done for the seizure was normal and the CSF was also normal at the time. Her social history revealed that lives with her father, stepmother and two other siblings in a rented housing, a two bedroom flat with a phone. Both of her parents are unemployed, without any support and do not own a family car. Physical examination revealed a well nourished...
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