Onychodystrophy as the only sign of congenital candidiasis

Joy Way Bueno, Susy M.; Santos Muñoz, Andrea; Maldonado, Ivana; Larralde, Margarita
January 2020
Pediatric Dermatology;Jan2020, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p159
Academic Journal
Congenital candidiasis infection often presents as a skin rash with variable involvement of nails and mucous membranes. Isolated nail involvement is rare, may present late, and can often be managed with topical antifungal medication. We report a case of congenital candidiasis limited to the fingernails that resolved completely within 3 months with topical treatment.


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