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Nail Fungal Infection

Nail Fungal Infection

Last Reviewed : 12/24/2020
Nail Fungal Infection

Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail. It is the most common disease of the nails and constitutes about half of all nail abnormalities.

This condition may affect toenails or fingernails, but toenail infections are particularly common. It occurs in about 10 percent of the adult population

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Basic information:

http://www.healthline.com/health/fungal-nail-infection fungal nail infection

http://www.medicinenet.com/fungal_nails/article.htm fungal nails

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nail-fungus/basics/causes/con-20019319

http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/fungal-nail-infections-topic-overview

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001330.htm

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/fungal-nail-infection/pages/treatment.aspx fungal nail infection - treatment

http://www.dermnetnz.org/fungal/onychomycosis.html fungal nail infections (onychomycosis)

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/fungal-nail-infection/pages/introduction.aspx fungal nail infection

http://www.livescience.com/34786-nail-fungus-symptoms-treatment.html nail fungus: symptoms and treatment

http://www.hse.ie/eng/health/az/f/fungal-nail-infection/treating-fungal-nail-infection.html fungal nail infection

http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/nail-fungal-infections.html nail fungal infections | overview

http://www.everydayhealth.com/hs/toenail-fungal-infection-guide/dangers-of-ignoring-toenail-fungal-infections/ the dangers of ignoring toenail fungal infections

https://myhealth.alberta.ca/health/pages/conditions.aspx?hwid=hw268101 fungal nail infections

https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/nails-fingernail-and-toenail-problems nails - fingernail and toenail problems

http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthtopics/content.asp?hwid=hw268101 fungal nail infections

http://www.news-medical.net/health/symptoms-and-diagnosis-of-fungal-nail-infections.aspx symptoms and diagnosis of fungal nail infections

http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/health+topics/health+conditions+prevention+and+treatment/infectious+diseases/fungal+infections+of+the+hair+skin+or+nails/fungal+infections+of+the+hair+skin+or+nails+-+including+symptoms+treatment+and+prevention fungal infections of the hair, skin or nails - including symptoms, treatment and prevention

http://umm.edu/health/medical/ency/articles/fungal-nail-infection fungal nail infection

 

Advanced information:

http://patient.info/in/health/fungal-nail-infections-tinea-unguium fungal nail infections (tinea unguium)

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/151952.php what is a nail fungal infection? what causes nail fungus infections?

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1105828-overview onychomycosis

http://www.fungalinfectiontrust.org/fungaldiscand.html fungal nail infections (onychomycosis)

https://www.verywell.com/laser-treatment-of-toenail-fungus-1337803 laser treatment of toenail fungus

 

Research:

http://www.jemds.com/data_pdf/harshad-prevalence%20of%20onychomycosis%20in%20south%20east%20part%20of%20rajasthan.pdf prevalence of onychomycosis in south east part of rajasthan by anita e chand, harshad singh naruka journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences/ volume 2/ issue 6/ february 11, 2013

http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=s1413-86702008000400016 braz j infect dis vol.12 no.4 salvador aug. 2008 http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s1413-86702008000400016 original papers:successive mycological nail tests for onychomycosis: a strategy to improve diagnosis efficiency by tereza elizabeth fernandes meireles et al.,

banu a, anand m, eswari l. a rare case of onychomycosis in all 10 fingers of an immunocompetent patient. indian dermatol online j [serial online] 2013 [cited 2016 jul 24];4:302-4. available from: http://www.idoj.in/text.asp?2013/4/4/302/120649

http://www.jemds.com/data_pdf/1_rudramurthy%20kg.pdf rudramurthy k. g, ramya kumaran, geetha r. k. “phenotypic characterization and antifungal susceptibility pattern of candida sp isolated from a tertiary care center”. journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences 2014; vol. 3, issue 09, march 3; page: 2094-2097, doi: 10.14260/jemds/2014/2108

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crim/2015/509827/ farhang babamahmoodi, tahereh shokohi, fatemeh ahangarkani, mojtaba nabili, elham afzalian ashkezari, and sosan alinezhad, “rare case of aspergillus ochraceus osteomyelitis of calcaneus bone in a patient with diabetic foot ulcers,” case reports in medicine, vol. 2015, article id 509827, 5 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/509827

kaur r, kashyap b, bhalla p. a five-year survey of onychomycosis in new delhi, india: epidemiological and laboratory aspects. indian j dermatol [serial online] 2007 [cited 2016 jul 24];52:39-42. available from: http://www.e-ijd.org/text.asp?2007/52/1/39/31923

http://www.jemds.com/data_pdf/6_nibedita--bha--arv--.pdf nibedita haldar, niladri haldar, mani kumar sharma, goutam dutta, nihar ranjan haldar.“epidemiology of dermatomycosis in the sub-himalayan region of west bengal, india”. journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences 2015; vol. 4, issue 91, november 12; page: 15619-15623, doi: 10.14260/jemds/2015/2245.

http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=s0036-46651999000300002 rev. inst. med. trop. s. paulo vol.41 n.3 são paulo may 1999 http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s0036-46651999000300002 a ten-year survey of onychomycosis in the central region of the rio grande do sul, brazil by jorge o. lopes et al.,

shenoy m m, teerthanath s, karnaker vk, girisha b s, krishna prasad m s, pinto j. comparison of potassium hydroxide mount and mycological culture with histopathologic examination using periodic acid-schiff staining of the nail clippings in the diagnosis of onychomycosis. indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2016 jul 24];74:226-9. available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2008/74/3/226/39584

kaur r, kashyap b, bhalla p. onychomycosis - epidemiology, diagnosis and management. indian j med microbiol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2016 jul 24];26:108-16. available from: http://www.ijmm.org/text.asp?2008/26/2/108/40522

sharma n, sharma d. an upcoming drug for onychomycosis: tavaborole. j pharmacol pharmacother [serial online] 2015 [cited 2016 jul 24];6:236-9. available from: http://www.jpharmacol.com/text.asp?2015/6/4/236/171870

http://www.jemds.com/data_pdf/divya%20harindanath-----gow------sr.pdf anjana gopi, divya harindranath, arun kaushik r. “mycological profile of dermatophytes isolated from clinical samples in kims hospital, bangalore”. journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences 2015; vol. 4,issue 05, january 15; page: 835-842, doi: 10.14260/jemds/2015/120

xess i, dubey d, purva m. diagnosis of onychomycosis by trypsin treatment method. indian j dermatol [serial online] 2007 [cited 2016 jul 24];52:61-3. available from: http://www.e-ijd.org/text.asp?2007/52/1/61/31930

wijesuriya t m, weerasekera m m, kottahachchi j, ranasinghe k, dissanayake m, prathapan s, gunasekara t, nagahawatte a, guruge l d, bulugahapitiya u, fernando s. proportion of lower limb fungal foot infections in patients with type 2 diabetes at a tertiary care hospital in sri lanka. indian j endocr metab [serial online] 2014 [cited 2016 jul 24];18:63-9. available from: http://www.ijem.in/text.asp?2014/18/1/63/126556

 

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http://doghealthinsider.com/canine-nail-fungus/ the dog owners guide to guide to canine nail fungus

http://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/toenail-fungus.htm toenail fungus / onychomycosis of toenail

 

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Presentations/quiz/newspaper articles:

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