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Distal lateral subungual onychomycosis

Distal lateral subungual onychomycosis: Introduction

Distal lateral subungual onychomycosis: A fungal infection of the nail which tends to involve start under the nail where it separates from the nail bed. This is the most common form of onychomycosis and the toenails tend to be affected more than the fingernails. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Distal lateral subungual onychomycosis is available below.

Symptoms of Distal lateral subungual onychomycosis

Treatments for Distal lateral subungual onychomycosis

  • The condition is very difficult to treat as the infection is located between the nail and the nail bed and is thus difficult to access. The condition may take months or longer to resolve
  • Systemic antifungal medication - terbinafine, itraconazole
  • Topical antifungal agents - ciclopirox, amorolfine
  • Surgical removal of nail - use of antifungal medications is also required
  • Chemical removal of nail - use of antifungal medications is also required
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Distal lateral subungual onychomycosis: Complications

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Causes of Distal lateral subungual onychomycosis

  • Predisposing factors include:
  • Increased age
  • Diabetes
  • Suppressed or weakened immune system
  • Poor general health
  • more causes...»

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Misdiagnosis and Distal lateral subungual onychomycosis

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  1. Distal lateral subungual onychomycosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications

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