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Dystrophic nails

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: (Published 07 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i22
  1. Alice Walker, clinical teaching fellow,
  2. Vanessa Pinder, consultant dermatologist
  1. 1Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals, Epsom KT18 7EG, UK
  1. alice.v.walker{at}

A 98 year old female nursing home resident was referred with suspected onychomycosis (fungal nail infection). Nine residents and staff had been treated for recurrent …

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