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Green nail syndrome

Green nail syndrome: Introduction

Green nail syndrome: A nail infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and sometimes Aspergillus. The infection tends to occur in women who spend a lot of time with their hands in soapy water or detergents. The nails develop varying patterns of greenish discoloration. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Green nail syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Green nail syndrome

Treatments for Green nail syndrome

  • Antibiotics and also an antifungal as Candida infections are often associated with this type of nail infection - polymyxin, amphotericin B, neonmycin, 5-fluorocytosine
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Misdiagnosis and Green nail syndrome

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