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Mould identification: a virtual self assessment

Case history

A 40-year-old man presented with a discoloured and thickened fingernail. Nail scrapings were taken and hyphal elements were observed on direct microscopy and the culture shown below was grown.

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Clinical presentation

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Direct microscopy (H&E)

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