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Dermatol Clin. 2006 Jul;24(3):375-9.

Therapies for onychomycosis: a review.

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Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, (Sunnybrook Site), University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada. agupta@execulink.com

Abstract

Onychomycosis, a chronic fungal infection of the nail, can be treated using various modalities. Surgical, chemical, topical, and oral methods are reviewed in this article, with an emphasis on the three systemic treatments approved by the US Food and Drug Administration: terbinafine, itraconazole, and griseofulvin.

PMID:
16798436
DOI:
10.1016/j.det.2006.03.010
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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