Candidal onychomycosis

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Candidal onychomycosis
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Toenail, fingernail candidal infection
SpecialtyInfectious disease

Candidal onychomycosis is an infection of the nail plate by fungus caused by Candida.[1]: 305  In one study Candida parapsilosis was the most common species; Candida albicans is also a common agent.[2]

See also


  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. Segal R, Kritzman A, Cividalli L, Samra Z, David M, Tiqva P (1996). "Treatment of Candida nail infection with terbinafine". J Am Acad Dermatol. 35 (6): 958–61. doi:10.1016/s0190-9622(96)90120-6. PMID 8959955.