A Pediatric Case of Bullous Tinea Pedis Caused by Trichophyton violaceum in the United StatesGrace L Lee1* and Joy Mosser2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Grace Liao Lee
Division of Dermatology
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
2012 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43221, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: April 05, 2015 Accepted date: June 22, 2015 Published date: June 30, 2015
Citation: Lee GL, Mosser J (2015) A Pediatric Case of Bullous Tinea Pedis Caused by Trichophyton violaceum in the United States. J Clin Exp Dermatol Res 6:290. doi: 10.4172/2155-9554.10000290
Copyright: © 2015 Lee GL, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Trichophyton violaceum is an uncommon cause of tinea pedis. We report a case of bullous tinea pedis caused T. violaceum in a 7-year old otherwise healthy child living in the United States. She achieved clinical recovery with a 1- month course of oral terbinafine.