onychocryptosis


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onychocryptosis

(ˌɒnɪkəʊkrɪpˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a form of nail disease in which nails are ingrown
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Ingrown toenail, superficial cryotherapy, onychocryptosis.
INTRODUCTION: Onychocryptosis or In Growing Toe Nail (IGTN) is a common clinical problem.
At closer examination patient appeared to have onychocryptosis in medial sulcus of the first toe.
Another common problem presented to podiatrists involve in-growing toe nail, which is known as onychocryptosis.
Dr Miriam says: The name for your painful condition is onychocryptosis and your first step should be to go and see your doctor, who will be able to treat you.
Objectives : To determine the effectiveness of ablative partia l nail excision with phenolization in advanced stage onychocryptosis (ingrown toe nail).
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND -- Onychocryptosis poses a particular risk to patients with rheumatoid arthritis being treated with biologics, so vigilance should be practiced in the foot care of these patients, reported Heidi J.
The most frequent diagnoses were onychomycosis, nail alterations in a genodermatosis, nail alterations associated with dermatoses, onychocryptosis, and paronychia.