Department of Dermatology, Ospedale San Paolo, University of Milan, Italy.
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- Année de parution : 1999
Proximal white subungual onychomycosis (PWSO) is a rare form of nail
infection that occurs almost exclusively in immunocompromised patients.
This variant of onychomycosis is caused by Trichophyton rubrum
in 95% of all cases.
PWSO, extremely rare in HIV negative patients, was first described in
a patient with AIDS  and was later found in more than 80% of patients
with HIV infection affected by onychomycosis . In this [...]