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What is Tinea unguium?

What is Tinea unguium?

  • Tinea unguium: A condition which is characterized by tinea of the nails.
  • Tinea unguium: A fungal infection of the nail plate, usually caused by a species of Epidermophyton, Microsporum, or Trichophyton, and producing opaque, white, thickened, friable, and brittle nails. (Dorland, 27th ed)
    Source - Diseases Database

Tinea unguium: Introduction

Types of Tinea unguium:

Broader types of Tinea unguium:

How serious is Tinea unguium?

Complications of Tinea unguium: see complications of Tinea unguium

What causes Tinea unguium?

Causes of Tinea unguium: see causes of Tinea unguium

What are the symptoms of Tinea unguium?

Symptoms of Tinea unguium: see symptoms of Tinea unguium

Complications of Tinea unguium: see complications of Tinea unguium

Can anyone else get Tinea unguium?

More information: see contagiousness of Tinea unguium
Inheritance: see inheritance of Tinea unguium

Tinea unguium: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tinea unguium.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tinea unguium: Family Practice Physician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tinea unguium.
Treatments for Tinea unguium: see treatments for Tinea unguium
Research for Tinea unguium: see research for Tinea unguium

Name and Aliases of Tinea unguium

Main name of condition: Tinea unguium

Other names or spellings for Tinea unguium:

Nail fungal infection, Onychomycosis Source - Diseases Database

Tinea unguium: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Tinea unguium:


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