tinea%20unguium
TINEA UNGUIUM
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail bed, nail plate or both. It is caused by dermatophytes, non-dermatophyte molds and yeast.
Tinea unguium or dermatophytic onychomycosis is a dermatophyte infection of the nail more commonly affecting the toenails than the fingernails.
It is usually asymptomatic and patients first consult for cosmetic reasons.
It is suspected if there are changes in the 3rd or 5th toenail, involvement of the 1st and 5th toenails on the same foot and unilateral nail changes.
Drug Information

Indication: Relief of external thrush symptoms.

Indication: Dermatophytoses, mycoses & various fungi, pityriasis versicolor, infection & superinfection (gm +ve). ...

Indication: Cryptococcosis eg, cryptococcal meningitis & cryptococcal infections at other sites; maintenance therapy t...

Indication: Jock itch (groin rash), tinea pedis (athlete's foot), tinea corporis (ringworm), pityriasis versicolor (white ...

Dosage: Cap Gynaecological: Vulvovag candidiasis 200 mg bd for 1 day or 200 mg once daily for 3 days. Dermatological/O

Indication: Tinea pedis, cruris, corporis & versicolor; cutaneous candidiasis.

Indication: Acute or recurrent genital & vag candidiasis, candidal balanitis, dermatomycosis including tinea pedis, ti...

Indication: Cryptococcosis ie, cryptococcal meningitis & infections of other sites (eg, pulmonary, cutaneous). Mainten...

Indication: Fungal skin infections including candidiasis, tinea & pityriasis versicolor.

Indication: Management of superficial candidiasis & fungal skin infections eg, mucocutaneous candidiasis, dermatophyto...

1  /  8
Digital Edition
Asia's trusted medical magazine for healthcare professionals. Get your MIMS Infectious Diseases - Malaysia digital copy today!
Sign In To Download
Editor's Recommendations
Most Read Articles
15 Sep 2016
Tigecycline therapy produces favourable outcomes in severe Clostridium difficile infection (sCDI), says a study.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 22 May 2018

The combined use of piperacillin and tazobactam does not appear to be a suitable alternative to meropenem for patients with bloodstream infections caused by ceftriaxone-resistant Escherichia coli (E. coli) or Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae), according to results of the MERINO* trial.

Pearl Toh, 28 Dec 2017
The addition of low oxygen levels measured by pulse oximetry to the three signs delineated in the current diagnostic model for pneumonia in primary care setting derived by van Vugt, which include fever, tachycardia, and crackly breath sounds on auscultation, can add value to diagnostic precision and help general practitioners (GPs) differentiate pneumonia from less serious infections, a study suggests.
26 Sep 2017
Ceftazidime-avibactam appears to offer a reasonable alternative to colistin in the treatment of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) infections, according to a study.