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21 Possible Causes for Microsporum, Nail Abnormality, Nail Deformity

  • Onychomycosis

    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] Onychomycosis is fungal infection of the nail plate, nail bed, or both. The nails typically are deformed and discolored white or yellow.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Onychia

    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] deformity.[destroynailfungus.com]

  • Tinea Pedis

    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] In severe cases, the affected nail becomes deformed and the integrity of the nail itself is compromised resulting in crumbling, scaling nails.[livestrong.com]

  • Dystrophic Nail

    […] 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] […] region, nail deformations can suggest nail disorders of severe pernio.[jpma.org.pk]

  • Mycosis

    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] Onychomycosis (nail mycosis): presents several forms, as detachment of the free edge of the nail, thickening, white patches on the surface or deformation of the nail.[dermatologyforyou.com]

  • Subungual Fibroma

    Common Pathogens in Onychomycosis Dermatophytes (80% to 90%) Epidermophyton floccosum Microsporum species Trichophyton interdigitale Trichophyton mentagrophytes Trichophyton[aafp.org] Variable nail plate abnormalities will lend to different surgical corrections and should be addressed at the time of exostectomy.[clinicaladvisor.com] However, if the nail matrix is injured or altered because of trauma or surgery, the nail plate may grow in an abnormal direction.[musculoskeletalkey.com]

  • Isolated Toenail Dystrophy

    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] Pincer nail deformity is a transverse over-curvature of the nail plate.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Tinea Corporis

    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] Nail ringworm (tinea unguium) Nail ringworm is an infection of the finger or toenail, characterized by a thickened, deformed nail.[childrensnational.org]

  • Majocchi's Granuloma

    Microsporum gypseum is a geophilic fungus.[doi.org] Researchers who have found an increased incidence of dermatophyte infection posit the hypothesis that morphological abnormalities in psoriatic nails (eg, hyperkeratosis and[journals.lww.com] . - Onychomycosis: Fungal infection of the nail. The lesion presents as thickening, discoloration, and deformity of the nails.[histopathology-india.net]

  • Thumb Deformity - Alopecia - Pigmentation Anomaly Syndrome

    Pathogenesis: Mostly caused by Trichophyton tonsurans (but Trichophyton violeum and Trichophyton sudanese are clinically similar), sometimes Microsporum canis.[unboundmedicine.com] Nail abnormalities are problems with the color, shape, texture, or thickness of the fingernails or toenails.[medlineplus.gov] nail deformity).[merckmanuals.com]

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