Last Updated: 2023-07-07
Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.
Pyoderma is an infection of the skin and skin appendages. Staphylococci and streptococci act as triggers. Pyoderma occurs worldwide and has multiple subtypes. Depending on the duration of the infection, a distinction is made between acute and chronic pyoderma. The hair follicles can be affected (ostiofolliculitis, folliculitis decalvans, boils, carbuncles) or left out (small- and large-bubble impetigo contagiosa, panaritis, phlegmon and perianal streptococcal dermatitis). Infestation of the sweat glands occurs in infant periporitis and hidradenitis suppurativa.
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