ENDONYX ONYCHOMYCOSIS

By Gary M. White, MD

Endonyx onychomycosis


Endonyx onychomycosis is infection of the nail plate without inflammation of the nail bed, formation of subungual debris, onycholysis, etc. Various fungal strains have been found including Trichophyton soudanense, Trichophyton violaceum and Trichophyton tonsurans.

Clinical

There is a milky white discoloration of the nail bed. The nail plate is smooth. There is no onycholysis nor build-up of subungual debris.

Treatment

Oral terbinafine as with standard onychomycosis is indicated.

Additional Pictures

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References

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2015;81:390-2

Dermatology Online Journal 21(9)

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