Onychomycosis Caused by Chaetomium globosum

  title={Onychomycosis Caused by Chaetomium globosum},
  author={Dong Min Kim and Myung Hoon Lee and Moo Kyu Suh and Gyoung Yim Ha and HeeSoo Kim and Jong Soo Choi},
  booktitle={Annals of dermatology},
Onychomycosis is usually caused by dermatophytes, but some nondermatophytic molds and yeasts are also associated with invasion of nails. The genus Chaetomium is a dematiaceous nondermatophytic mold found in soil and plant debris as a saprophytic fungus. We report the first Korean case of onychomycosis caused by Chaetomium globosum in a 35-year-old male. The patient showed brownish-yellow discoloration and subungual hyperkeratosis on the right toenails (1st and 5th) and left toenails (1st and… CONTINUE READING
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