Difference between revisions of "Ingrown toenail"

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[[File:Ingrown nail 002 cropped.jpg|thumb|Typical ingrown toenail]]
 
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*Pain and swelling at distal side of toe
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==

Revision as of 16:20, 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

Typical ingrown toenail
  • Pain and swelling at distal side of toe

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