Impetigo

– infection of the skin

– lesions usually occur around nose and mouth. 

– typically begins on head, can infect the skin anywhere. 

S&S

Impetigo Contagiosa

– most common

– streptococcus pyogenesis

– red sores with small blisters typically around the mouth or nose

– ooze liquid; a yellow-brown (honey) colored crust forms

– 2-3 weeks to heal untreated 

Bullous Impetigo 

– children under 2

Ecthyma

– related to chronic skin inflammation or poor circulation 

– painful, pus-filled blisters on feet and legs

– malaise and swollen lymph nodes 

Contraindications 

Swedish – SYSTEMICALLY CONTRAINDICATED 

Deep Tissue – SYSTEMICALLY CONTRAINDICATED 

Stretching/PNF – Locally Contraindicated 

TrP – Locally Contraindicated 

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