Case detection rates of impetigo by gender and ageKyriakos P. Kiriakis, Aline Tadros, Anastasia Dimou, Marianna Karamanou, Fotini Banaka, Iliana AlexoudiDepartment of Dermatology and Venereology, West Attica General Hospital St. Barbara, Athens, GreecePage 105-107 - Vol. 20 N. 2 - 2012 A cross sectional study was carried out (impetigo cases n=265, relative prevalence 5.3‰, among 50,237 outpatients). Males predominated in childhood, adulthood and overall (OR 2.0) and exhibited a more protracted susceptibility. Impetigo was more prevalent in summer months. Lesions were located on the head and neck (65.4%), followed by 19.6% on an upper extremity and by 7.5% each on the trunk and a lower extremity.
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