Disease Information for Tinea unguium

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Nails pitting
Rash hand/foot areas
Subungual cornified material/sign
Thickened nails/Onychauxis
Thickened Toe nails/ Finger Nails
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cutaneous Infection
Tinea unguium/onychomycosis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Fungus (category)
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Class/Toe Disorder/Involvement
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Itraconazole (Sporonox)
Definition

A fungal infection of the nail plate, usually caused by a species of Epidermophyton, Microsporum, or Trichophyton, and producing opaque, white, thickened, friable, and brittle nails. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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