OnychomycosisFungal Nail Infection
10 Facts about   Onychomycosis Fungal Nail Infection    Dr Miriam KinaiDarkSkinDermatology.co          m
1. Onychomycosis isalso called Tineaunguium.2. Onychomycosis is afungal nail infection.
3. Onychomycosis canaffect the nailbed, matrix and platesof all nails.4. Onychomycosisaffects the toenailsmore commonly th...
5. Distal subungalonychomycosis (DSO)is the most commontype of nail fungusinfection.6. DSO is usuallycaused byTrichophyton...
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7. Proximal subungalonychomycosis (PSO)is the least commontype in patients with anormal immune status.8. PSO is mostcommon...
9. White superficialonychomycosis (WSO)causes approximately10% of all cases.10. WSO is usuallycaused by theTrichophytonmen...
Adapted fromOnychomycosis by DrMiriam Kinai whichteaches about this naildisease.DarkSkinDermatology.com
Dark Skin Dermatology      Color Atlas  by Dr Miriam KinaiDarkSkinDermatology.c         om
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  1. 1. OnychomycosisFungal Nail Infection
  2. 2. 10 Facts about Onychomycosis Fungal Nail Infection Dr Miriam KinaiDarkSkinDermatology.co m
  3. 3. 1. Onychomycosis isalso called Tineaunguium.2. Onychomycosis is afungal nail infection.
  4. 4. 3. Onychomycosis canaffect the nailbed, matrix and platesof all nails.4. Onychomycosisaffects the toenailsmore commonly thanthe fingernails.
  5. 5. 5. Distal subungalonychomycosis (DSO)is the most commontype of nail fungusinfection.6. DSO is usuallycaused byTrichophyton rubrum,
  6. 6. ©DarkSkinDermatology.co
  7. 7. 7. Proximal subungalonychomycosis (PSO)is the least commontype in patients with anormal immune status.8. PSO is mostcommonly caused byTrichophyton rubrum.
  8. 8. 9. White superficialonychomycosis (WSO)causes approximately10% of all cases.10. WSO is usuallycaused by theTrichophytonmentagrophytes.
  9. 9. Adapted fromOnychomycosis by DrMiriam Kinai whichteaches about this naildisease.DarkSkinDermatology.com
  10. 10. Dark Skin Dermatology Color Atlas by Dr Miriam KinaiDarkSkinDermatology.c om
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