What is the role of Staphylococcus aureus in the pathophysiology of nummular dermatitis?

Updated: Aug 16, 2019
  • Author: Jami L Miller, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Colonization of with Staphylococcus aureus has been described both on lesional skin and in the nares of patients and their close contacts. [12] Whether this is important in the precipitation of disease has yet to be determined.


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