Athlete’s Foot (Tinea Pedis)
The circular shape of this red, scaling area of skin on the back of the foot demonstrates why tinea is often called…
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The pictures below relate to skin affecting the top of the foot in children. Sunburns are common in this area since most people forget to apply sunscreen to this area. The fungal rash called athlete's foot (ringworm, tinea pedis) can be all over the foot including the skin on the top. Granuloma annulare, which are tiny bumps over the joints, can be seen on the top of the foot, as can cellulitis, a bacterial infection of the skin. To find out who is at risk for these conditions and what your child's physician may prescribe for any individual condition, click a picture below.