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Onchyomycosis: Introduction

Onchyomycosis: A fungal infection of the nail. The toenails tend to be affected more than the fingernails. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Onchyomycosis is available below.

Symptoms of Onchyomycosis

  • Often asymptomatic
  • Thickened nail
  • Cloudy nail
  • Brittle nail
  • Lifted nail
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Onchyomycosis

  • 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
  • more treatments...»

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Onchyomycosis: Complications

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Causes of Onchyomycosis

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

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Misdiagnosis and Onchyomycosis

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  1. Onchyomycosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications

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