Juvenile Plantar Dermatosis

  • R. M. Graham
Part of the New Clinical Applications book series (NCDM, volume 9)


Since the late 1960s, an uncomfortable and often sore condition affecting the weight-bearing surface of children’s feet has become recognized as a distinct clinical entity. It is characterized by shiny, cracked and peeling skin, involving predominantly the plantar surface of the forefoot. It is the commonest form of dermatitis to affect the soles of children’s feet in the UK.


Stratum Corneum Allergic Contact Dermatitis Tinea Pedis Sweat Duct Talking Point 
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