Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail. It is the most common disease of
the nails and constitutes about half of all nail abnormalities. This condition may ...
Feb 17, 2016 ... Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the toenails or fingernails that may involve
any component of the nail unit, including the matrix, bed, ...
Dec 1, 2013 ... Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nails that causes discoloration,
thickening, and separation from the nail bed. Onychomycosis occurs ...
Onychomycosis is fungal infection of the nail plate, nail bed, or both. The nails
typically are deformed and discolored white or yellow. Diagnosis is by ...
Fungal nail infections (onychomycosis). Fungal infection of the nails is known as
onychomycosis . It is increasingly common with increased age. It rarely affects ...
You may have nail fungus — also called onychomycosis (on-ih-koh-my-KOH-sis)
— if one or more of your nails are: Thickened; Brittle, crumbly or ragged ...
Although not life-threatening, onychomycosis (a fungal infection of the nail,
usually caused by a dermatophyte) constitutes an important public health
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Nail fungal infections are typically caused by a dermatophyte fungus. Yeasts and
molds also can be responsible for nail fungal infections.
Synonyms: onychomycosis (OM), tinea unguium. Different fungal organisms may
infect the nails, with different patterns of presentation, affecting any part of the ...