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Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L30.2

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.[citation needed]

Dermatophytids may resemble erythema nodosum.[citation needed]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 


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