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#1 2005-11-14 20:38:05

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'infantigo' for 'impetigo'

Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection, commonly seen in the very young. Judging by the quasi-official looking websites offering advice about infantigo, the substitution looks nearly mainstream; but it sure isn’t a word they taught me in medical school! About 800 ghits:

Infantigo is a common skin disease that millions of children contract each year.
www.all-linksite.com/New/31-Oct-2005.html

Advances in the Treatment of Infantigo, January 22, 2005.
www.medical-library.org/journals2a/infantigo3.htm

Find the best and newest treatment for infantigo based on the patient’s symptoms.
www.medical-library.org/journals/ treatment/impetigo/infantigo.htm

This site contains a vast quantity of articles and other resources all about
infantigo – come and have a look around!
advancedmother.com/articles/infantigo.html

We thought at first it might be a reaction to the antibiotic they gave her for her infantigo.
www.kypackrat.com/archives/200501.html

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