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Components of the Epidermis?
Keratin, melanocytes, langerhan's cells
Components of the Dermis?
Resilient viscoelastic tissue supports and protects vessels and nerves
Sweat glands and pilosebaceous units
Impetigo is infection of?
Epidermis, crusted lesion
Ecthyma is infection of?
Dermis, you get ulceration and bacteremia
Carbuncles?
coalescent, extensive cluster of individul boils
Furuncles?
Deep isolated nodules, boils, local acumulation of pus and dead tissue
Folliculitis?
Limited to hair follicle
Pathogens associated with Folliculitis and apocrine glands?
Staph aureus, pseudomonas(hot tub folliculitis)
Immunocompromised: candida, Malassezia
Erysipelas?
Superficial dermis infection w/ lymphatic involvement, skin is raised, sharp line of demarkation, Streptococcus
Cellulitis?
Involves deeper dermis and SubQ tissue, staph aureus of strep pyogenes
Cellulitis associated with Diabetes, granulocytopenia, immunocompromised?
GNR and non group A strep
Cellulitis associated with Marine water exposure?
Vibrio
Cellulitis associated with concomittant pneumonia?
Legionella
Cellulitis associated with Fish handlers?
erysepelothrix
Cellulitis associated with fresh water exposure?
Aeromonas
Cellulitis associated with Traumatic injury and myolitis?
Clostridial cellulitis
Cellulitis associated with perineal region
non-Clostridial cellulitis
Necrotizing fasciitis
Type I: mixed aerobic/ anaerobic flora, gas producing
Type II: Group A strep
Pyomyositis?
Staph aureus or Strep Pyogenes
Tropical climates or diabetes
Clostridial myonecrosis?
Gas gangrene, dishwater exudate, bronze green skin
Non-clostridial myonecrosis?
Crepitant, seropurulent discharge, erythema