Fungal Paronychia. Clinical, Diagnosis and Treatment Aspects

Fungal Paronychia. Clinical, Diagnosis and Treatment Aspects Curr Fungal Infect Rep (2017) 11:98–103 DOI 10.1007/s12281-017-0286-5 FUNGAL INFECTIONS OF SKIN AND SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE (A BONIFAZ, SECTION EDITOR) 1 2 Martin Arce & Daniela Gutiérrez-Mendoza Published online: 8 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract fingers or toes is commonly referred to as paronychia, and less Purpose of Review The purpose of this study is to recognize commonly as perionyxis. Paronychia may be acute or chronic and expand the knowledge of mycotic paronychia as a vari- and may be related to multiple local or systemic conditions, able clinical condition due to various predisposing factors and drugs, as well as bacterial, viral, parasitic, or fungal infections. multiple fungal organisms. Classification and treatment is based on the main cause [2]. Recent Findings Candida-associated mycotic paronychia is Chronic paronychia can be defined as inflammation of the common but other non-dermatophyte molds, such as proximal and or lateral fold of the nail for more than 6 weeks Fusarium, are identified as potential agents of paronychia [3]. It is a frequent dermatological condition, especially in the and onychomycosis. nails of the hands of adult women, usually of the hand and Summary Mycotic paronychia is characterized by inflamma- dominant fingers. The most common Current Fungal Infection Reports Springer Journals

Fungal Paronychia. Clinical, Diagnosis and Treatment Aspects

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