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41 Possible Causes for Lichen Planus, Microsporum, Nail Abnormality

  • Onychomycosis

    The differential diagnosis includes psoriasis, lichen planus, onychogryphosis, and nail trauma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Microsporum gypseum is a geophilic dermatophyte that colonises keratinous substances in the soil. Fur-bearing animals carry this dermatophyte but are rarely infected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] What Does a Fungal Nail Infection Look Like? Onychomycosis presents as nail abnormality or a progressive degeneration of the nail tissue (dystrophy).[probitymedical.com]

  • Tinea Pedis

    planus Onychodystrophy Psoriasis View/Print Table Table 2 Antifungal Agents for the Treatment of Tinea Infections Agent Dosage Cost (generic)* Tinea unguium Terbinafine ([aafp.org] Microsporum duboisii Microsporum equinum Microsporum ferrugineum Microsporum fulvum Microsporum gallinae Microsporum gypseum Microsporum langeronii Microsporum nanum Microsporum[en.wikipedia.org] […] information on skin abnormalities that could help identify these diseases in aged care facilities (long-term care facilities (LTCFs) and nursing homes).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Proximal Subungual Onychomycosis

    Ten biopsies of nail psorinsis and four of lichen planus of the nails were studied for comparison. Fungi were found in one case each of psoriasis and lichen planus.[onlinelibrary.wiley.com] Abstract A case of proximal subungual onychomycosis due to Microsporum canis in a 36-year-old woman is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bei den zum Vergleich untersuchten zehn Fällen von Nagelpsoiasis und vier Fällen von Lichen planus unguium waren je einmal Pilze histologisch nachweisbar.[onlinelibrary.wiley.com]

  • Tinea Corporis

    planus Lyme disease Erythrasma (in body folds) Pityriasis rosea Intertrigo Seborrheic dermatitis (the distribution of lesions is often a helpful clue in distinguishing this[visualdx.com] Microsporum canis is a communicable pathogen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Infected nails become thick, pitted, grooved and abnormal in shape and colour. Ringworm of the feet and body are more frequent in men than women.[who.int]

  • Mycosis

    planus).[mdedge.com] Superficial fungal infections, also called dermatophytosis, are confined to the skin and are caused by Microsporum, Trichophyton, or Epidermophyton; athlete’s foot, for example[britannica.com] Cutaneous mycoses extend deeper into the epidermis, and also include invasive hair and nail diseases.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Dystrophic Nail

    Lichen planus and psoriasis can also cause trachyonychia [ 24 ], and in a retrospective study of 15 children with nail lichen planus, 2 exhibited trachyonychia [ 25 ].[karger.com] […] mentagrophytes causes over 90% of cases. [ 10 ] T. rubrum is responsible for about 70% of the total. [ 10 ] Other organisms in this group include Epidermophyton spp. and Microsporum[patient.info] The nail bed has abnormal vascular architecture that can be visualized microscopically. 1 The lines disappear when pressure is applied to the nail plate because the abnormal[aafp.org]

  • Onychia

    COMMENT Late secondary syphilis, psoriasis and atypical lichen planus were considered in the differential diagnosis.[jamanetwork.com] Epidermophyton spp. and Microsporum spp. are other organisms that may cause fungal nail infections.[news-medical.net] External links [ edit ] Fungal Nail Infections - explanation covering causes, treatment, and prevention Links to pictures of Nail Diseases (Hardin MD/Univ of Iowa) Nail Abnormalities[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Alopecia Areata

    Alopecia areata is frequently associated with immune-mediated diseases with skin manifestations such as psoriasis and lichen planus, or without skin manifestations such as[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients are commonly exposed to Microsporum from dogs, cats ( M. canis ) or farm animals ( M. nanum ).[clinmedjournals.org] AA manifests as hair loss, and sometimes nail abnormalities, caused when the body’s immune system attacks hair follicles.[futurism.com]

  • Tinea barbae and Tinea capitis

    planus Onychodystrophy Psoriasis View/Print Table Table 2 Antifungal Agents for the Treatment of Tinea Infections Agent Dosage Cost (generic)* Tinea unguium Terbinafine ([aafp.org] […] audouinii Tinea due to Microsporum canis Tinea due to Microsporum distortum Tinea due to Microsporum equinum Tinea due to Microsporum ferrugineum Tinea due to Microsporum[healthprovidersdata.com] Infected nails become thick, pitted, grooved and abnormal in shape and colour. Ringworm of the feet and body are more frequent in men than women.[who.int]

  • Isolated Toenail Dystrophy

    Lichen planus of the nails mimicking the yellow nail syndrome.[journal.frontiersin.org] Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes are the most commonly cited pathogens involved in onychomycosis, but other dermatophytes including epidermophyton species and microsporum[dermquest.com] , while abnormalities in the periosteal vessels contribute to clubbing. 2 FIGURE 1 Anatomic structures of the nail.[aafp.org]

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