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White superficial Onychomycosis

White superficial Onychomycosis: Introduction

White superficial Onychomycosis: A fungal infection of the nail which starts on the surface of the nail and then spreads through the nail. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of White superficial Onychomycosis is available below.

Symptoms of White superficial Onychomycosis

  • Often asymptomatic
  • White spotty discoloration of nail
  • Crumbling nail
  • Rough nail
  • Thickened nail
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Treatments for White superficial Onychomycosis

  • 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
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White superficial Onychomycosis: Complications

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Causes of White superficial Onychomycosis

  • Predisposing factors include:
  • Increased age
  • Diabetes
  • Suppressed or weakened immune system
  • Poor general health
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Misdiagnosis and White superficial Onychomycosis

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  1. White superficial Onychomycosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications

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