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October 1930


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1930;22(4):637-641. doi:10.1001/archderm.1930.01440160035006

Dermatophytid complicating tinea of the glabrous skin is not the novelty it was a few years ago, but cases are still so rare, or so rarely recognized, that they are worth reporting, especially if they show any unusual features. The concurrence of tinea pedis and tinea cruris is common, and this combination in conjunction with an eruption on the hands has been recorded, but I have been unable to find any detailed case history that would suggest dermatophytid consecutive to tinea cruris. The case described in the following report illustrates this condition.

REPORT OF CASE  F. G., a white youth, aged 17, a student, was seen on Jan. 17, 1930, with an eruption in the axillae, around the navel and on the thighs near the scrotum. The disease began on the thighs about two weeks before. On examination, there was an acute dermatitis with a sharp vesicular margin on each

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