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Image Number 244 (Candidiasis)

 
Morphology:
Red,nonscaly

Diagnosis: Candidiasis

Site: Nails

Sex: F

Age: 45

Type: Clinical

Description: erythema and edema of the nail fold

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: The cuticle loss and the greenish discoloration of the nail plate around the lateral nail folds is typical of infection from Candida.  There is often a history of repeated submerging of hands in water.

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