dermatophytid


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dermatophytid

 [der″mah-tof´ĭ-tid]
a secondary skin eruption which is an expression of hypersensitivity to a dermatophyte, especially Epidermophyton, infection, occurring on an area remote from the site of infection, most commonly on the hands, wrists, and sides of the fingers in association with tinea pedis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

der·ma·toph·y·tid

(der-mă-tof'i-tid),
An allergic manifestation of dermatophytosis at a site distant from that of the primary fungous infection. The lesions, usually small vesicles on the hands and/or arms, are devoid of the fungus and may become extensive, covering wide areas of the body and causing extreme discomfort to the patient.
See also: id reaction.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A skin infection by mould-like fungi known as dermatophytes—e.g., Trichophyton rubrum, T mentagrophytes, Microsporium canis, M gypsum, rarely also Epidermophyton spp; in children, T canis is the most common agent
DiffDx Nonfungal dermatopathies—e.g., erythema annulare, ‘herald patch’ of pityriasis rosea, atopic dermatitis, other dermatitides
Management Most resolve without therapy—otherwise, miconazole; if severe, griseofulvin
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

der·ma·toph·y·tid

(dĕr'mă-tof'i-tid)
An allergic manifestation of dermatophytosis at a site distant from that of the primary fungal infection. The lesions, usually small vesicles on the hands and arms, are devoid of the fungus and may become extensive, covering wide areas of the body and causing extreme discomfort.
See also: -id (1) , id reaction
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012