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primary causes of skin and soft tissue infection

staph a/ strep pyogenes

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coagulase positive gm + cocci

staph auerus

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causes folliculitis

S aureus

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infection confined to epidermis

folliculitus

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causes furuncles

S aureus

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treatment for furuncles

small - moist head to promote drainage
large - incision and drainage

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carbuncles def:

multiple furuncles forming together

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furuncle def

boil (deep folliculitis into the dermis)

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treament for carbuncle

incision and drainage

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treatment for s pyogenes

penicillin

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def inpetigi

superficial pyoderma with discrete borders - mostly in kids

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casues of impetigo

s aureus/s pygogenes

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discrete bordered skin infection with thick, honey colored crust

impetigo

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treatment for impetigo

topical muprocin or fusidic acid. oral antibiotic if extensive

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MOA of mupirocin and fucidin

protein sythesis inhibitor

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fucidin combined with

rifampin

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causes scalded skin syndrome and bullous impetigo

staph A

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area to culture for scalded skin

nasppharyngeal culture

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localized scalded skin syndomr

bullous impetigo

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causes erysipelas

S pyogenes

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def erysipelas

superficial form of cellulitus

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skin infections that can spread rapidly by the hour

erysipelas

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poorly demarcated infection of subQ tissue

cellulitus

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cause of cellulitis

s pyogenes/S aureus

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demarcated subq infection

erysipelas

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catalase/coagulase positive bug

Staph A

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catalase +/coagulase -

staph (NOT A)

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catalase/coagulase -

strep

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can be treated w/penicillin

s pyogenes

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seriously painful infection that spreads along fascial planes

fasciitis

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most common cause of faciitis

s pyogenes

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treatment for faciitis

surgical intervention

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infection of muscle planes

myositis

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infection caused by c perfringens

myositis

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cause of mysitis

staph A and S pyogenes

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causes osteomyelitis

staph A

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associated with brodie's abcess

osteomyeltis

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most common type of osteomyletis in kids

hematogenous

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most common type of osteomyletis in adults

secondary to contiguous focus of infection

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treatment of early osteomyletis

possible medical

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treatment of chronic osteomyeltis

surgical debridement

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cause of septic arthritis in sexually actibe persons

n gonorrhoeae

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level of skin at which systemic antibiotics are used

dermis and below