Is this toenail condition threatening?

Monroe, Joe R.
July 2012
JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Jul2012, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p16
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 42-year-old man presented for evaluarion of changes to his toenail that began 2 years ago. He was diagnosed with onychomyeosis and treatment with terbinafine 250 mg was started to be continued for 4 months and antifungal lotion for the nail was also prescribed twice a day for 2 months. Physician assistants (PAs) need to keep differential diagnosis of psoriasis and and lichen planus in mind while diagnosing in these cases.


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