II. Definitions

  1. Ecthyma
    1. Exudate involves entire Epidermis
    2. Exudate thick and adherent

III. Pathophysiology: Body fluid dries on skin

  1. Yellow: dried serum
  2. Green or yellow-green: dried purulent exudate
  3. Brown or dark red: dried blood

IV. Causes

  1. Impetigo
  2. Ecthyma

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Ontology: Ecthyma (C0013568)

Definition (MSH) An ulcerative pyoderma usually caused by group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection at the site of minor trauma. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D004473
ICD10 L01.09
SnomedCT 85791004
English Ecthyma, Ecthymas, ecthyma (diagnosis), ecthyma, Ulcerative impetigo, Ecthyma [Disease/Finding], Ecthyma (disorder), impetigo; ulcerative, ulcerative; impetigo
Japanese 膿瘡, ノウソウ
Swedish Ektyma
Czech ektyma, Ektyma
Finnish Ektyyma
Polish Niesztowica
Hungarian ecthyma
Norwegian Ecthyma, Ektyma
Dutch impetigo; ulceratief, ulceratief; impetigo, ecthyma, Ecthyma
Spanish ectima (trastorno), ectima, Ectima
Portuguese Éctima, Ectima
German Ekthyma, Ecthyma
French Ecthyma
Italian Ectima

Ontology: Scab (C0205204)

Concepts Acquired Abnormality (T020)
SnomedCT 69640009, 20444004
LNC LA19096-9
Italian Crosta ematica, Crosta, Scabbioso
Dutch korstend, korst
French Formation de croûtes, Croûte
German Schorf, Wundschorfbildung, Wundschorf
Portuguese Formação de crosta, Crosta
Spanish Costroso, costra (anomalía morfológica), costra, Costra
Japanese 痂皮, カヒ
English scab (symptom), scab, Scabbing, crust, crusts, crusting, scabbed, scabs, scabbing, Scabbed, Crust, Crust (morphologic abnormality), Scab
Czech Strup, Krusta, Strupovitost
Hungarian Var, Hegesedő