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Nail Diseases

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Tinea unguium affects the (LQ)



A Nail fold
B N ail plate

C Joints
D Interdigital spaces

Ans. B
[Nail plate]

Tinea unguium- The affected nails are thickened, and crumbly and are discolored yellow or yellowish white or black

1). When nail plate is primarily involved, the nail plate become brittle and disintegrates,

2). It starts from the distal edge and progresses proximally. It leads to deposition of powdery material under the nail plate which gets lifted up


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