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

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

1 Department of Dermatology, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Microbiology, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Malcolm Pinto
Department of Dermatology, Yenepoya Medical College, Derlakatte, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/amhs.amhs_147_19

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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.

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