Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2012 | Month : August | Volume : 6 | Issue : 6 | Page : 1081 - 1082

A Case of Onychomycosis which was Caused by Exophiala Jeanselmei 1081-1082

Anuradha Sharma , Smriti Chauhan, Puneet Gupta, Ramesh Chand Guleriaimprovement

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Dr. Anuradha Sharma Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, (HP), India - 171001. Phone/Fax: 91 177 2883312; 919418042563 E-mail: asharma3170@gmail.com

Exophiala jeanselmei is a dematiaceous fungus which is associated with cutaneous, subcutaneous and invasive diseases. Only 2 cases of nail involvement with this fungus have been reported in the literature till now. We are reporting here another case of onychomycosis which was caused by Exophiala jeanselmei.