Peridigital Dermatitis

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Common in children. Recurrent and persistent – almost always on feet.

Chronic scaling fissuring dermatitis – usually around hallux. If weeping and crusting  ?secondary bacterial infection.

Differential diagnosis – tinea, contact dermatitis

Treatment – corticosteroids cream; soaks; protective padding (eg tube foam); properly fitting shoes.

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