Signo de Nikolsky

El signo de Nikolsky es una condición causada por una infección por estafilococos en la cual las capas superficiales de la piel se desprenden de las capas inferiores al friccionarlas con una presión leve. Extensas áreas de la piel se ampollan y se despellejan dejando al descubierto áreas húmedas, rojas y dolorosas.Signo de Nikolsky

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Last reviewed 1/26/2012 by Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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