tropical immersion foot syndrome

An infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which commonly affects the 2rd, 3rd, and 4th toe webs
Predisposing factors High temperatures and humidity, physical stress, tight interdigital spaces, pre-existing tinea pedis
Management Local measures; systemic antibiotics
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tropical immersion foot syndrome

An infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which commonly affects the 2rd, 3rd, and 4th toe webs Predisposing factors High temperature, high humidity, physical stress, tight interdigital spaces, and pre-existing tinea pedis Clinical scaling and maceration of skin, serous or seropurulent discharge, greenish discoloration if pyocyanin is produced Management Local measures; systemic antibiotics
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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