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impetigo in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimpetigoim‧pe‧ti‧go /ˌɪmpəˈtaɪɡəʊ $ -ɡoʊ/ noun [uncountable]  MIan infectious skin disease
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impetigoThis was diagnosed as impetigo, an unpleasant and contagious affliction.Skin diseases, such as impetigo or scabies, are transmitted by direct contact.I don't think she's being shunned because of her impetigo.