The prevalence of fungi in fingernail onychomycosis.

BACKGROUND Fingernail onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the finger nails. It is mainly produced by yeasts, dermatophytes and molds and sometimes it shows a mixed infection. It is a cosmetic issue rather than a medical problem. AIMS This study was conducted with the aim of exposing the fungal concept in nail diseases, to introduce nail testing which… CONTINUE READING