Onychomycosis of toenails: orthopaedic and podiatric considerations.

  title={Onychomycosis of toenails: orthopaedic and podiatric considerations.},
  author={Stuart C Murray and Rodney P. R. Dawber},
  journal={The Australasian journal of dermatology},
  volume={43 2},
Onychomycosis is common, affecting approximately 5% of the population, and is the most resistant form of superficial fungal infection. Dermatologists often view the nail apparatus in static terms and unfortunately give little consideration to the functional aspects of the digit. In the case of toenails, it is important to consider the toes and foot as a closely integrated functional unit. It is essential that in any case of onychomycosis or onychodystrophy that, as clinicians, we have an… CONTINUE READING

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