Effects of foot care intervention including nail drilling combined with topical antifungal application in diabetic patients with onychomycosis.

@article{Sumikawa2007EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of foot care intervention including nail drilling combined with topical antifungal application in diabetic patients with onychomycosis.},
  author={Masuko Sumikawa and Takako Egawa and Ikumi Honda and Yoko Yamamoto and Yasuyuki Sumikawa and M Kubota},
  journal={The Journal of dermatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={456-64}
}
We performed periodical foot care intervention including nail drilling combined with topical antifungal application for 6 months or more in 24 diabetic patients with onychomycosis who were not receiving oral antifungals, and evaluated its effects. The type of onychomycosis was superficial white onychomycosis (SWO) in eight patients, and distal-lateral subungual onychomycosis (DLSO) in 16. The state of onychomycosis was evaluated according to the Scoring Clinical Index for Onychomycosis (SCIO… CONTINUE READING