Last Updated: 2019-08-26
Secondary reactions to fungi (trichophytes, epidermophytide, microsporide) or other infectious agents in hyperergic immune states.
Dermatophyte infection is a hyperergic immune condition that leads to antigen resorption and finally to an antigen-antibody reaction. From an immunological point of view, this is a type IV reaction. The Id reaction usually occurs far away from the focus.
Dyshidrosiform, nodular or multiform erythema, mostly on the extremities.
A special form is the Lichen trichophyticus: It is a symmetrical, disseminated sowing of follicular papules located on the stem.
Testing of the immune status is not recommended.
With effective treatment of causative mycosis or other infectious disease very good.
Treatment of the underlying mycosis or other infectious disease (e.g. TB).
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