onchomycosis

onchomycosis

[‚äŋ·kō·mī′kō·səs]
(medicine)
Any fungus disease of the nail.
References in periodicals archive ?
Greer, "Evolving role of non-dematophytes in onchomycosis," International Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Ghannoun, "The role of non-dermatophyte Molds in onchomycosis: Diagnosis and treatment," in Dermatologic Therapy, vol.
NAIL (Group-III): From the 50 samples of Onchomycosis, males 31 (62%) outnumbered the females 19 (38%).
In case of Onchomycosis, infection was found to be more in men 31(62%) then women 19 (38%) with a ratio of 1.6:1 similar to the observation reported by other workers.
pedis and Onchomycosis. Similar findings were observed by other workers.
Physical findings were confirmed on dermatologic assessment, which yielded a diagnosis of onchomycosis. An antifungal was prescribed but was of no benefit to her condition.
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."