Painful, plaque-like, pitted keratolysis occurring in childhood.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Pitted keratolysis is a superficial infection of the soles of the feet that is almost always asymptomatic. A painful variant of this disorder was reported to occur in adult males during military service. We report painful, plaque-like, pitted keratolysis in two children. Treatment with topical erythromycin was curative.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shah, AS; Kamino, H; Prose, NS

Published Date

  • September 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 251 - 254

PubMed ID

  • 1488374

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0736-8046

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1525-1470.1992.tb00341.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States