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Impetigo

Summary of Impetigo
Impetigo is a contagious bacterial skin infection most commonly due to Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes that usually occurs among preschool children. Lesions usually manifest as pustules that rupture, resulting in a brown, "honey-crusted" appearance. 

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A 15-year-old boy is brought to his pediatrician's office by his mother because of a new onset of skin lesions for the past 10 days. The patient just returned from summer camp 10 days ago in central Pennsylvania. Physical examination shows the following image:
The patient is initially treated with mupirocin and his condition improves. He is brought back to the clinic 3 weeks later because of new onset brown colored urine, puffy face, and elevated blood pressure. Which of the following best explains this patient's new symptoms?