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Research Article

Onychomycosis Caused by Fusarium spp. in Dakar, Senegal: Epidemiological, Clinical, and Mycological Study

Table 1

Clinical and demographic findings and mycological details of infection in 17 cases of onychomycosis caused by Fusarium species.

LocationRegion of originAttack typeDuration
Immune statusDESpecies

(1)F/43Big toenailDakarDistal subungual15ICHypFSC
(4)M/36FingernailsDakarDistal subungual7ICHypFSC
(5)F/56ToenailsDakarSecondary to ITPNSICHypFOC
(6)F/64ToenailsDakarDistal subungual8DiabeticMicFOC
(7)F/30FingernailsDakarDistal subungual3ICHypFFC
(8)M/43Big toenailDakarDistal subungual7ICHypFFC
(9)F/33ToenailsDakarSecondary to ITP1,5ICHypFSC
(10)M/55ToenailsSt. LouisSecondary to ITP2ICHypFSC
(11)M/36FingernailsDakarProximal paronychia9ICHypFFC
(12)F/39ToenailsDakarSecondary to ITP1,8ICHypFSC
(13)M/59ToenailsDakarSecondary to ITP5ICHypFSC
(14)F/44FingernailsThièsDistal subungual10ICHypFOC
(15)M/63ToenailsDakarSecondary to ITP5ICHypFSC +
C. albicans
(16)F/26ToenailsDakarSecondary to ITP2ICHypFFC +
C. albicans
(17)F/26Big toenailDakarDistal subungual2ICHypFFC

ITP: interdigital tinea pedis; NS: not specified; IC: immunocompetent; DE: direct examination; Hyp: hyphae; Mic: microconidia; FSC: Fusarium solani complex; FOC: Fusarium oxysporum complex; FFC: Fusarium  fujikuroi complex.

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