Which organism causes inflammatory, vesicular and ulcerative tinea pedis (athlete's foot)?

Updated: Sep 11, 2020
  • Author: Courtney M Robbins, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Both the inflammatory/vesicular type of tinea pedis and the ulcerative type of tinea pedis are most commonly caused by the zoophilic fungus T mentagrophytes var mentagrophytes.


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