Tinea unguium: Introduction
Tinea unguium: A condition which is characterized by tinea of the nails.
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causes, and treatments of Tinea unguium is available below.
Symptoms of Tinea unguium
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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)
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