Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences

TEACHING IMAGES
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 309--310

Childhood blistering distal dactylitis: An uncommon cutaneous manifestation of Staphylococcus aureus


Maqbool Saep1, Malcolm Pinto1, Sateesh K Malkappa2 
1 Department of Dermatology, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Microbiology, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Malcolm Pinto
Department of Dermatology, Yenepoya Medical College, Derlakatte, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka
India

Blistering distal dactylitis (BDD) is a rare, bacterial skin infection presenting as bullous lesions over the fingers, especially in the age group of <16 years. We present a case of a child presenting with BDD secondary to Staphylococcus aureus infection.


How to cite this article:
Saep M, Pinto M, Malkappa SK. Childhood blistering distal dactylitis: An uncommon cutaneous manifestation of Staphylococcus aureus.Arch Med Health Sci 2019;7:309-310


How to cite this URL:
Saep M, Pinto M, Malkappa SK. Childhood blistering distal dactylitis: An uncommon cutaneous manifestation of Staphylococcus aureus. Arch Med Health Sci [serial online] 2019 [cited 2020 Sep 23 ];7:309-310
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