onchomycosis

onchomycosis

[‚äŋ·kō·mī′kō·səs]
(medicine)
Any fungus disease of the nail.
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NAIL (Group-III): From the 50 samples of Onchomycosis, males 31 (62%) outnumbered the females 19 (38%).
14) The higher incidence of Onchomycosis in males in our study may be because of the result of increased trauma and the greater use of occlusive footwear in males compared to females.
Physical findings were confirmed on dermatologic assessment, which yielded a diagnosis of onchomycosis.
Lefkowitz said, "The Clearly Confident(TM)antifungal medication should revolutionize the treatment for onchomycosis because the current oral treatments can cost more than $800, can have substantial side effects, including liver damage and are only effective 23 to 55 percent of time, depending on the oral drug used.