Paronychia and black discoloration of a thumb nail caused by Curvularia lunata

Abstract

Chronic paronychia associated with black discoloration of the left thumb nail in a 51 year old female caused by Curvularia lunata is reported for the first time. The keratolytic activity of the fungus in the nail and its complete clearance by topical clotrimazole are reported.

DOI: 10.1007/BF00442535

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@article{Kamalam1992ParonychiaAB, title={Paronychia and black discoloration of a thumb nail caused by Curvularia lunata}, author={Angamuthu Kamalam and K. Ajithadass and G. Sentamilselvi and A. S. Thambiah}, journal={Mycopathologia}, year={1992}, volume={118}, pages={83-84} }