Candida dubliniensis: A rare cause of nail infection

J. Kalsy; J. Kaur
October 2012
Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists;Oct-Dec2012, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p370
Academic Journal
Candida dubliniensis is a newly described fungal opportunistic pathogen that is closely related phylogenetically to C. albicans. It is mostly isolated from patients with immunodeficiency and few cases develop quick resistance to routine treatment and delay in result outcome. Here we report a case of 21-year-old healthy female who presented clinically with onychomycosis of the toe nail resistant to terbinafine and fluconazole.


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