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Revision as of 16:17, 21 February 2019

Background

  • Lateral nail edge grows deep into nail wall → cycle of inflammation and hypertrophic granulation tissue can lead to abscess

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Foot diagnoses

Acute

Subacute/Chronic

Evaluation

Workup

  • Typically does not require studies

Diagnosis

  • Typically a clinical diagnosis

Management

Disposition

See Also

External Links

References