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Neonatal onychomadesis with candidiasis limited to affected nails.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19067876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of onychomadesis in one of twins with onset in the neonatal period is reported. We hypothesize that the nail deformities were induced by the stress of a breech presentation during preterm labor and that candidiasis limited to the bands of onychomadesis exaggerated the appearance of the nail deformity.
Nisha C Patel; Robert A Silverman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2008 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-10     Completed Date:  2009-04-06     Revised Date:  2010-03-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  641-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Antifungal Agents / administration & dosage
Candidiasis / complications*
Clotrimazole / administration & dosage
Diseases in Twins*
Nails / pathology
Nails, Malformed / complications*,  congenital*
Onychomycosis / drug therapy,  microbiology*,  pathology*
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antifungal Agents; 23593-75-1/Clotrimazole
Comment In:
Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Jan 1;27(1):115   [PMID:  20199436 ]

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