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Laser treatment for onychomycosis: a review.
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PMID:  25100500     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
It has always been difficult to treat onychomycosis due to decrease ability of topical agents to penetrate the nail and reach the affected nail bed. Oral antifungal have shown good response but due to longer duration course it has potential to cause systemic side effects, leading to patient non-adherence and adverse events. Lasers, therefore, have been suggested for the treatment of onychomycosis due to their minimally invasive nature and the potential for requiring fewer treatment sessions. The aim of writing this article is to review a literature regarding treatment of onychomycosis by laser. This article will discuss about all the available laser treatment options for onychomycosis as well as their currently published, peer-reviewed literature.
Authors:
Anil K Bhatta; Xin Huang; Uma Keyal; Jun Jing Zhao
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mycoses     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-0507     ISO Abbreviation:  Mycoses     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-8-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8805008     Medline TA:  Mycoses     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2014 Blackwell Verlag GmbH.
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