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Blistering distal dactylitis - Skin
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Contributors: Sarah Stein MD, Karen Wiss MD, Sheila Galbraith MD, Craig N. Burkhart MD, Dean Morrell MD, Lynn Garfunkel MD, Nancy Esterly MD
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Synopsis

Blistering distal dactylitis is an acute superficial infection of the anterior fat pad of the finger, usually caused by Group A streptococci (Streptococcus pyogenes) or Staphylococcus aureus. Occasionally, lesions may occur on the proximal digit or palmar surface. School-aged children are most commonly affected, but it may occur in any age-group.

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ICD10CM:
L08.9 – Local infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

SNOMEDCT:
238407005 – Blistering distal dactylitis

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