Health - Topic : pterygium

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Under the Microscope: Pterygium

February 28, 2011  | Article

Pterygium is an adhesion between the skin surrounding the nail and the area under the nail plate.

Keywords: nail diseases   pterygium   skin diseases  

What Is Pterygium

March 1, 2008  | Article

Pterygium is a medical condition in which the skin grabs onto the nail plate and grows forward as the nails grows out. Nail techs are well positioned to identify this rare disorder in its early stages.

Keywords: nail diseases   pterygium  

Is it Truly Pterygium?

September 1, 2004  | Article

Most techs will see overgrown cuticles once in awhile. But that fairly common condition can be easily confused with pterygium, a rare nail condition that should not be serviced.

Keywords: cuticle treatments   damage to the nail matrix   lichen planus   pterygium  

Frequently Asked Questions: The Nail Doctor

February 1, 2000  | Article

Your questions answered! What causes fungus, what to do about brittle nails, and more.

Keywords: allergic reactions   bacterial infections   brittle nails   effect of weather on nails   fungal infections  

The Nail Doctor

April 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: lichen planus   pterygium  

The Nail Doctor: Leave Scar Tissue to a Doctor’s Care

February 1, 1996  | Article

Scar tissue on the nails, or pterygium, is not just troublesome cuticle material to be removed. It is sometimes indicative of a medical condition that needs to be treated by a physician.

Keywords: pterygium   The Nail Doctor  

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