Onychomycosis and other superficial fungal infections of the foot in the elderly: a pan-European survey.

@article{Pirard2001OnychomycosisAO,
  title={Onychomycosis and other superficial fungal infections of the foot in the elderly: a pan-European survey.},
  author={G{\'e}rald E. Pi{\'e}rard},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={202 3},
  pages={
          220-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND The escalating ageing population in the western world has led to an increased incidence of superficial fungal infections. The most common infections include onychomycosis, tinea pedis and tinea cruris. With the increasing life expectancy, the prevalence of onychomycosis and other superficial fungal infections is likely to increase further without adequate prevention and treatment. OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of foot mycoses in Europe. METHOD The Achilles project represents… CONTINUE READING

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