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Fungal Skin Infections

Picture of Ringworm Tinea Pedis

Picture of Ringworm Tinea Pedis

Tinea pedis, or ringworm infection of the feet, appears as red, scaly, macerated patches of skin, often between the fourth and fifth toes. Breaks and tears in the skin may increase the risk of infection. The soles and sides of the feet may also be affected by pustules, vesicles, and edema. Affected skin is often itchy and uncomfortable.

Source: Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology Samuel Weinberg, Neil S. Prose, Leonard Kristal Copyright 2008, 1998, 1990, 1975, by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: "Diagnosis and Management of Common Tinea Infections." American Family Physician.