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Basic facts and color pictures of onychomycosis or nail fungus infection.

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  1. 1. OnychomycosisFungal Nail Infection
  2. 2. 10 Facts about Onychomycosis Fungal Nail Infection Dr Miriam 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,
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  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
  10. 10. Dark Skin Dermatology Color Atlas by Dr Miriam KinaiDarkSkinDermatology.c om