Part II: Onychomycosis: Treatment and Prevention of Recurrence.

  title={Part II: Onychomycosis: Treatment and Prevention of Recurrence.},
  author={Shari R Lipner and Richard K. Scher},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
Onychomycosis is a fungal nail infection caused by dermatophytes, non-dermatophytes, and yeast and is the most common nail disorder seen in clinical practice. It is an important problem, as it may cause local pain, paresthesias, difficulties performing activities of daily life, and impair social interactions. The epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical presentation and diagnosis of onychomycosis were discussed in the first article in this continuing medical education series. In this article… CONTINUE READING
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