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Classification and external resources
ICD-10 30.2

Dermatophytids are fungus-free disseminated skin lesions resulting from induced sensitization in patients with ringworm infections.[1]:301

The most common dermatophytid is an inflammation in the hands resulting from a fungus infection of the feet. Dermatophytids normally disappear when the primary ringworm infection is treated.

Dermatophytids may resemble erythema nodosum.

See also



  • The Merck Manual, Twelfth Edition, 1972, p. 1451
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