tinea unguium


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Related to tinea unguium: scabies, Trichophyton rubrum
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Noun1.tinea unguium - fungal infection of the nails (especially toenails)
ringworm, roundworm, tinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
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states 5.45% as the incidence of Tinea unguium of all (550) clinically suspected cases of dermatomycoses (8).
Table 3 KOH CULTURE CASES Positive Negative 76 Positive Positive 415 Negative Positive 56 Negative Negative 62 Table 4: The Various Clinical Condition Presented To The Department Of Microbiology CLINICAL CONDITION NO.OF CASES Tinea corporis 162 Tinea unguium 147 Tinea cruris 106 Tinea capitis 53 Tinea pedis 49 Tinea corporis + Tinea cruris 31 Tinea mannum 16 Tinea faciea 13 Tinea barbae 11 Tinea incognito 11 Tinea faciea+Tinea cruris 10 Total 609 Table 5: Dermatophytes Isolated From Different Clinical Types Cases T.
Among clinical forms of dermatophytosis, majority of the patients had tinea corporis 78/141 (55.3%) followed by tinea cruris 18/141 (12.8%), tinea unguium and tinea pedis was seen in 15/141 (10.6%) each.
Tinea unguium is also very common and mostly found to be caused by T mentagrophyte and usually of DLSO (Distal and lateral sub ungual onychomycosis) clinical type.
He presented a pilot study evaluating his PCR method in 10 patients who were KOH positive for tinea unguium. All 10 were also positive by PCR.
(16) In Surendran et al (19) study Tinea corporis (44.3%) was the most common clinical pattern observed followed by tinea cruris (38.2%), tinea pedis (2.7%), tinea manuum (3.3%), tinea unguium (8.1%), tinea barbae (2.1%), and tinea faciei (1.3%).
PARIS -- Itraconazole regimens for patients with diabetes-related tinea unguium need to be individualized to factor in the severity of the infection and nail thickness, Dr.
Other types of dermatophytosis like tinea cruris, tinea pedis, tinea capitis, tinea barbae, tinea manuum, tinea unguium and cutaneous candidiasis were excluded from the study.
The oldest patient was 78 years of age and presented with tinea unguium affecting the toes.
Not approved for the treatment of tinea pedis; approved for related condition, onychomycosis (tinea unguium), a fungal infection of the nails.
* Devise corrective measures for pipeline projects by understanding Onychomycosis (Tinea Unguium) pipeline depth and focus of Indication therapeutics.
Nature Site of infection Number of Direct of lesion patients examination (+) Tinea unguium Nails 268 253 Tinea pedis Interdigital 3 2 Plantar 14 13 Interdigital and plantar 4 4 Interdigital and nails 5 5 Plantar and nails 41 41 Interdigital, plantar, 11 10 Total and nails 346 328 Nature Culture of lesion (-) (+) (-) Tinea unguium 15 201 67 Tinea pedis 1 3 0 1 6 8 0 3 1 0 5 0 0 33 8 1 7 4 Total 18 258 88 (+): positive; (-): negative.