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Tinea unguium

Tinea unguium: Introduction

Tinea unguium: A condition which is characterized by tinea of the nails. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Tinea unguium is available below.

Symptoms of Tinea unguium

Treatments for Tinea unguium

  • Topical therapy - usually only effective for superficial infection or infection involving the distal nail.
  • Oral antifungal therapy - for proximal nail disease or nail bed involvement.
  • Nail avulsion - chemical or surgical. For resistant infection but rarely needed with newer oral therapies.
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Tinea unguium: Complications

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Causes of Tinea unguium

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Definitions of 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)

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More information about Tinea unguium

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

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