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(ˌɒnɪˈkɪə) or


(Veterinary Science) vet science inflammation of the nails or claws of animals


inflammation and ulceration at the base of a fingernail; a felon or whitlow.
See also: Fingers and Toes


n. oniquia, infl. de la matriz de una uña.
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Onychomycosis is a common dermatological problem worldwide and represents almost half of all nail disease burden1,2.
It is a common nail disease, with an estimated approximately 11 million sufferers in Japan.
1,2 It is the most common nail disease,1 and has a substantial impact on the patients' quality of life.
Shari Lipner, MD, PhD, a dermatologist and nail specialist at Weill Cornell Medicine, says that the most common nail disease is onychomycosis, which is a fungal infection.
Although onychomycosis is a common nail disease, it is important to note that 50% of cases of nail disease can be attributed to causes other than fungus or yeast infections.
In terms of PsA treatment approaches, an evidence review that he and his associates in GRAPPA published in 2009 found that biologies (anti-tumor necrosis factor inhibitors) as a group were effective in all five domains of the disease: peripheral arthritis, skin and nail disease, axial disease, dactylitis, and enthesitis, while the oral disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) were effective for peripheral arthritis and skin and nail disease.
Iron deficiency is also associated with koilonychias, which is a nail disease characterized by spoon-shaped nails.
Onychomycosis is the commonest nail disease worldwide accounting for 50% of all nail disorders in some studies.
Other patients come to the attention of clinicians because their nail disease is associated with other systemic diseases.
But dermatologists have warned that they can cause nail problems - such as nail thinning associated with brittleness, peeling and cracking - with frequent use and can camouflage nail disease if done repeatedly.
Any type of psoriasis that's having a major impact on your psychological or social wellbeing, a nail disease or a severe scalp disease needs the help of a dermatologist.