The Prevalence of Interdigital Erythrasma A Prospective Study from an Outpatient Clinic in Turkey


Polat M. , İLHAN M. N.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.105, no.2, pp.121-124, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 105 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.7547/0003-0538-105.2.121
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.121-124

Abstract

Background: Erythrasma is a superficial skin infection caused by Corynebacterium minutissimum. Interdigital erythrasma is the most common form and is easily confused with tinea pedis. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of interdigital erythrasma in patients with clinically suspected tinea pedis.