Key Points

• Most bacterial skin infections are caused by Streptococcus pyogenes or Staphylococcus aureus.

• Impetigo is the most superficial bacterial skin infection and often appears with honey-crusted lesions.

• Erysipelas is a superficial bacterial skin infection that extends into the cutaneous lymphatics, most often on the face or lower leg.

• Cellulitis is a deeper skin infection that requires oral antibiotics active against S. pyogenes and S. aureus.

• Abscesses often require incision and drainage to resolve completely.

• Community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus is a common cause of abscesses and other bacterial skin infections.

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