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A lateral approach to ingrowing toenail JRSM

Location: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1079373

J R Soc Med. 2004 April; 97(4): 207. S Anari
Description of a procedure using silver nitrate cauterization of the nailfold
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Ingrowing Toenail ELFAH

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An ingrown nail (onychocryptosis) occurs when the edge of the toenail digs into, and pierces, the skin adjacent to the nail. The skin may present as inflamed, swollen and is almost always tender. Opportunistic infections can occur from the normal skin flora. Infection always exacerbates the lesion as further swelling...
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Ingrowing Toenail GP Notebook

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In this condition the nail burrows into the nail groove. The nail groove ulcerates and its wall grows over the nail. The nail becomes embedded.
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Ingrowing Toenail Treatments Bandolier

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It is being suggested that ingrowing toenails are increasing in incidence in people treated for fungal nail infections, with 19 of 100 needing surgery [2]. The message is that both avulsion with phenol and surgical excision of ingrowing toenails work. Nine out of 10 patients will have no symptomatic recurrence...
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Ingrown Toenail Merck

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Onychocryptosis. An ingrown toenail is incurvation or im-pingement of a nail border into its adjacent nail fold, causing pain.
Merck Manual
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Ingrown Toenail Removal AFP

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Ingrown toenail is a common problem resulting from various etiologies including improperly trimmed nails, hyperhidrosis, and poorly fitting shoes. Patients commonly present with pain in the affected nail but with progression, drainage, infection, and difficulty walking occur. Excision of the lateral nail plate combined with lateral matricectomy is thought to...
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Ingrown Toenails - Straighten or Remove Medscape

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Partial Matrix Excision or Orthonyxia for Ingrowing Toenails Kruijff S, van Det RJ, van der Meer GT, van den Berg IC, van der Palen J, Geelkerken RH J Am Coll Surg. 2008;206:148-153 Summary In this report, the authors present findings evaluating 2 surgical options for treating ingrown toenails: partial excision of the matrix (58...
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Relief From Ingrown Toenail Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/452873

At least 10% of Americans complain of some type of foot problem, leading to approximately 17 million physician visits yearly. Ingrown toenail, known medically as onychocryptosis, is the proximate cause of 20% of those physician visits.[1] While many patients choose to visit a physician for ingrown toenail, foot problems are...
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The occasional removal of an ingrowing toenail CJRM

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Harvey V. Thommasen, MD, MSc, FCFP C. Stuart Johnston, MB ChB, MSc (Eng) Civil, CCFP Amy Thommasen, BSc(c) CJRM 2005;10(3):173-80
The ingrowing toenail is a painful foot condition that can be treated by most rural physicians. If it is not too severe, conservative management can be initiated first. If the situation is not improving...
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