nail fold


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nail fold

n.
A fold of hard skin overlapping the base and sides of a fingernail or toenail.
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Step one is to undermine the proximal nail fold using a pediatric elevator, which costs only about $30.
Dr.Khalid Ali Khan from UAE was the last speaker in this session whose presentation was on "Nail fold Capillaroscopy".
Onychocryptosis may be caused by close-trimmed nails with a free edge that are allowed to enter the lateral nail fold. This results in a cascade of inflammatory and infectious processes and may result in paronychia.
The addition of Raynaud's phenomenon and nail fold capillary microscopy and systemic sclerosis selective antibodies as additional minor criteria improve the sensitivity of these criteria.5 This study intended to explore the cutaneous and systemic features of patients of SSc in the East-central part of India.
The 2-mm space was left between the braces and the nail fold [Figure 1]a.
Tenders are invited for Purchase of nail fold capillarioscope
Recently, structural changes in the nail fold capillaries of patients who have vascular inflammation have been detected (3).
Proper maintenance with nails trims and periodic inspection of the nail and nail fold will ensure early detection of any problems with your canine friend.
Nail length should be limited to 1.5cm, measured from "cuticle, or proximal nail fold", and colours should be "neutral or calm".
Patients with dermatomyositis and serum anti-MDA5 can develop mucocutaneous phenotypes including Gottron's papules, oral mucosal pain, palmar papules with tenderness, and nail fold ulcerations.[3] According to a literature review, patients with serum anti-MDA5 have a high risk of rapidly progressive ILD.[2],[4],[5],[6],[7] There are more prevalent of ILD, especially rapidly progressive and life-threatening variant in Asian people than European and American people.[8] Hyperferritinemia may be a biomarker of poor outcome in acute progressive interstitial pneumonitis.[4]
Upper limb circumferences were measured with a tape measure starting from the proximal nail fold of the middle finger up to the armpit at 5 cm intervals when the patient was in the supine position (28).
There may be a discharge of a clear jelly like fluid from beneath the proximal nail fold, triggered by an external injury.