A higher prevalence of onychomycosis in psoriatics compared with non‐psoriatics: a multicentre study

@article{Gupta1997AHP,
  title={A higher prevalence of onychomycosis in psoriatics compared with non‐psoriatics: a multicentre study},
  author={A. Gupta and C. Lynde and H. Jain and R. Sibbald and B. Elewski and C. Daniel and G. Watteel and R. Summerbell},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={136}
}
  • A. Gupta, C. Lynde, +5 authors R. Summerbell
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Dermatology
  • There is some controversy about the prevalence of onychomycosis in patients with psoriasis compared to non‐psoriatics. We therefore measured the prevalence of toenail onychomycosis in psoriatics and non‐psoriatics attending dermatologists'offices. None of the patients had a referring diagnosis of onychomycosis. The prevalence of pedal onychomycosis in psoriatics (n = 561) was 13%. The odds of patients with psoriasis having onychomycosis was 56% greater than non‐ psoriatics of the same age and… CONTINUE READING
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