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Description:The fingers on the left hand of this patient displayed the symptoms of a fungal infection known as onychomycosis, in this case, due to an undocumented fungal organism. The photograph was captured in the country of Yugoslavia. Note the deformation of the nail giving them a thickened, cracked and irregular appearance.
Onychomycosis, or tinea unguium, is a fungal infection known as a dermatophytosis, in this case involving the nail bed.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Libero Ajello
Creation Date:1972
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CDC Organization
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