epidermophytid

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.
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