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Image Number 1821 (Tinea unguium)

Nail colour

Diagnosis: Tinea unguium

Site: Nails

Sex: F

Age: 45


Description: Nail discoloration and dystrophy.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Brownish discoloration associated with partial nail dystrophy and mild chronic paronychia of all fingernails and some toenails of more than one year duration in a middle-aged housewife woman. She hadn't respond to three months therapy with itraconazole (pulse therapy) so shifted to oral terbinafine (Lamisil) 250 mg daily.  

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