juvenile plantar dermatosis


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juvenile plantar dermatosis

a painful dermatitis, occurring primarily in children, which causes the plantar skin to appear glazed and fissured; may be associated with hyperhidrosis.

ju·ve·nile plan·tar der·ma·to·sis

(jū'vĕ-nil plan'tahr dĕr-mă-tō'sis)
A painful dermatitis, occurring primarily in children, which causes the plantar skin to appear glazed and fissured; may be associated with hyperhidrosis.

juvenile plantar dermatosis

plantar dermatitis affecting children, presenting as dry dermatitis of forefoot and heel, with typical 'glazed' appearance; tends to clear spontaneously
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Juvenile plantar dermatosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of shoe allergy in children, Dr.
Typically occurring in children aged 3-14, juvenile plantar dermatosis is rarely seen in infants or adults.
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A child or adolescent who has had "'athlete's foot" that has not responded to topical antifungals may actually have juvenile plantar dermatosis or "toxic sock syndrome," he said.
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