Interdigital maceration

Interdigital maceration

Interdigital maceration of the skin occurs when the normal balance of the water content is disrupted because of either excessive production of moisture (ie sweating) or if the evaporation of that moisture is impaired (ie between the toes). This causes a white and ‘soggy’ appearance to the skin between the toes that alters the normal microbiological flora that increases the risk for a secondary bacterial or fungal infection. The maceration could be a primary problem or an indication of that secondary infection. [read more]

Treating idiopathic interdigital maceration

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