What are microbial causes of onycholysis?

Updated: Nov 20, 2020
  • Author: Melanie S Hecker, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Biologic/microbial factors are as follows:

  • Dermatophytosis (ie, Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes infection)

  • Yeast (Candida infection)

  • Bacteria (Pseudomonas infection)

  • Virus (herpes simplex infection)


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