dermatophyte reactions

dermatophyte reactions

; id reactions allergic-type reactions (i.e. asymptomatic desquamation of palmar skin) associated with plantar dermatophytosis; treatment of the foot condition leads to spontaneous resolution of palmar allergy; some reactions present as podopompholyx (i.e. vesicular eruptions of plantar skin) or cheiropodopompholyx (vesicular eruptions of both palmar and plantar skin); vesicle fluid is negative to fungal culture; condition usually clears spontaneously when primary fungal infection subsides