Blistering distal dactylitis | definition of blistering distal dactylitis by Medical dictionary
blistering distal dactylitis
blis·ter·ing dis·tal dac·ty·li·tis
infection of the volar fat pad of the distal phalanx of the finger by group A β-hemolytic streptococci.
blis·ter·ing dis·tal dac·ty·li·tis (blis'tĕr-ing dis'tăl dak'ti-lī'tis)
Infection of the volar fat pad of the distal phalanx of the finger by group A β-hemolytic streptococci.
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We made a clinical diagnosis of blistering distal dactylitis (BDD), a condition typically caused by infection with Gram-positive bacteria.
Is blistering distal dactylitis a variant of bullous impetigo?
Blistering distal dactylitis
, mostly caused by group A 13-hemolytic streptococci, is a bacterial infection that manifests as a tense bullae over the anterior fat pad of the volar aspect of the distal part of a single finger (or rarely a toe); diagnosis is usually confirmed by culture.