An infant with papules and pustules on feet. What is your diagnosis? Dr. Crutchfield’s Case of the Month

Foot sores

11-month-old infant presents with pruritic crusted papules and pustules on feet, as seen in the picture. Also hand and axilla involvement. A teen cousin visiting for the summer has a similar rash, and both are very pruritic.

Here is a picture of a mineral oil scraping I took through the microscope ocular with my cell phone.

Microscopic photo

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