Nail Clinic: Onychomycosis Statistics
- Onychomycosis accounts for
one-third of fungal skin infections.
- White superficial onychomycosis accounts for only 10% of onychomycosis cases.
- Onychomycosis in children is rare, with an estimated prevalence of 0.2%.
- The incidence of onychomycosis is probably much higher than the reported 2% to 14%.
*Source: Treating Onychomycosis by Phillip Rodgers, M.D., and Mary Bassler, M.D., published by the American Academy of Family Physicians (aafp.org)