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Table 2 Predisposing Risk Factors for Tinea Pedis

From: Dermatology for the practicing allergist: Tinea pedis and its complications

A. Host Factors
1. Immunosuppression
a.) Chemotherapy
b.) Immunosuppressive Drugs
c.) Steroids
d.) Organ Transplant
e.) Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
2. Poorly controlled diabetes mellitus
3. Obesity
4. Age
B. Local Factors
1. Trauma
2. Occlusive Clothing
3. Public Showering
4. Moist Conditions