fungal infection of nail


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Related to fungal infection of nail: onychomycosis

fungal infection of nail

an infection of the horny cutaneous plates on the dorsal tips of the fingers and toes. The infection is commonly caused by Tricophyton organisms and treated with terbinafine or itraconazole. The infection is defined by the part of the nail that is infected.

fungal infection of nail

Infection of a nail by one of a number of fungi. Systemic therapy with antifungal drugs may eradicate the infection.
See also: infection