Bacterial Skin Infections
Anyone who has a break in the skin is at risk for infection. Certain conditions or diseases put a child at greater risk for infection, including:
- autoimmune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS (because of a depressed immune system that is unable to fight the infection)
- skin damaged by sunburn or scratching
If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Dermatology Online Resources page in this Web site for an Internet/World Wide Web address that may contain additional information on that topic.
Folliculitis, Boils, Carbuncles
Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome
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