This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Impetigo skin infection

Impetigo skin infection

M180/0106

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

DR M.A. ANSARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR M.A. ANSARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Impetigo infection on the lips and side of the mouth of a patient. Impetigo is a highly contagious skin infection caused by Staphylococcus bacteria. The infection starts as a red patch and develops into small pustules that merge to form a yellow, crusty sore. Impetigo can spread outwards with central healing as on the side of the mouth. This is a gyrate pattern of infection, other forms are annular (round) or circinate (ring-shaped). Patients must not share items like towels that touch the affected area, as this will spread the disease. Antibiotic drugs should heal the infection.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}