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Aspergillus Sydowi Infection of Human Finger Nail
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Barde A K, Singh S M. Aspergillus Sydowi Infection of Human Finger Nail. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1981;47:273-276
AbstractA case of Aspergillus sydowi infection of left middle finger nail is described ' The presence of fungal hypae with phialids and spores on direct microscopy as well as in culture, the colour of the sub-ungual mass of the nail resembling the colour of the fungus in, culture' repeated isolations of A sydowi from the diseased tissue along with the absence of any established pathogenic species in the specimen are taken as evidences that this fungus was invading the nail tissue.