TITLE

A rare case of onychomycosis in all 10 fingers of an immunocompetent patient

AUTHOR(S)
Banu, Asima; Anand, Mridu; Eswari, L.
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Indian Dermatology Online Journal;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p302
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Onychomycosis, traditionally referred as a non-dermatophytic infection of the nail, is now used as a general term to denote any fungal nail infection. It is an important public health problem due to its increasing incidence and has significant clinical consequences in addition to serving as a reservoir of infection. We report a case of Onychomycosis in all 10 fingers of an immunocompetent male with no co-morbid conditions caused by a non-dermatophytic fungus, Aspergillus niger. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of its kind to be reported.
ACCESSION #
92723801

 

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