Korean J Dermatol.  1994 Oct;32(5):931-933.

A Case of White Superficial Onychomycosis

Abstract

Clinical types of onychorpycosis, consist of distal subungual orychomycosis, white superficial onychomycosis, proximal subongual onychomycosis and candidal onychomycosis. White superficial onychomycosis aippears as white, sharply outlined areas on the surfaces of toenails. The fingernails are not affected. Trichophyton mentogrophytes, rarely Trichophyton rubrm, is the causa ive dermatophytes. The auther reports a case of white superficial onychomycosis of the fingernail caused by T. rubrm.

Keyword

White Superficial Onychom!ycosis; Fingernail; T. rubrum

MeSH Terms

Arthrodermataceae
Nails
Onychomycosis*
Trichophyton
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