Erosio interdigitalis blastomycetica
|Erosio interdigitalis blastomycetica|
|Caused by Candida albicans|
Erosio interdigitalis blastomycetica (EIB) is a skin condition caused by a Candida albicans infection, characterized by an oval-shaped area of macerated white skin on the web between and extending onto the sides of the fingers.: 310
Signs and symptoms
It is common among bartenders and homemakers. EIB can be found on both the hands and feet.
It is most common between the middle and ring finger and sometimes found between toes.
The most common symptoms are pruritus and discomfort while on rare occasions some do experience pain.
The DDx of an affected individual is as follows:
In terms of the treatment of Erosio interdigitalis blastomycetica one finds that anti-fungal therapy and cessation of any contributing factor to the condition should suffice
EIB was first discovered by 2 two scientists, Gougerot and Goncea in 1915. It was later named by another scientist Johannes Fabry in 1917.
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