A rare acquired typically benign bacterial infectious disease caused by Staphylococcus aureus characterized by large fragile vesicles and flaccid bullae on an erythematous base which evolve into moistened erosions with a thin varnish-like crust usually localized in intertriginous areas of the trunk and extremities (armpits groins between the fingers or toes beneath the breasts). Although uncommon systemic symptoms such as fever diarrhea and weakness may be associated.
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