Topic : nail diseases

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Is There A Doctor In the House?

May 1, 2013  | Blog Post

Eponychium, Hyponychium, Onychodermal Band...only 3 out of 15 essential parts of the nail structure! Paronychia, Onychia, Onychoptosis...just to name a few of some of the more common nail diseases! Corrugations, Kolionychia, Pterygium...fall into the nail disorder

Keywords: nail anatomy   nail diseases   pedicures  

yellowing

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Yellowing is the discoloration and breakdown of artificial nail coatings by ultraviolet light, excessive heat, or chemical contaminants.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   nail diseases   yellowing   yellowing acrylics  

ski jump nails

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Nails that slope upward at the free edge.

Keywords: nail diseases   ski jump nails  

sensitizer

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A chemical that causes a substantial proportion of exposed people or animals to develop an allergic reaction in normal tissue after repeated (or prolonged) exposure to the chemical.

Keywords: chemicals   nail diseases  

sensitization

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The biological process of becoming sensitive to a particular substance; adverse reactions to a chemical resulting from previous exposure to that chemical or one of a similar type or structure.

Keywords: chemicals   nail diseases  

Raynaud’s Syndrome

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Raynaud’s Syndrome is a condition characterized by blood vessels in the hands and feet that spasm and temporarily cut off blood flow to the digits, most commonly found among otherwise healthy women ages 20-40; people with Raynaud’s have a higher risk for infection due to poor circulation in their extremities during a spasm.

Keywords: nail diseases   Raynaud's Disease   skin conditions   skin diseases   special needs clients  

psoriasis

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A chronic skin condition characterized by inflamed, red, raised areas that develop silvery scales; also causes pitting, splitting, and discoloration of the nail plate.

Keywords: nail diseases   psoriasis   skin diseases  

primary irritant

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A substance that causes acute or immediate irritation to skin and/or soft tissue.

Keywords: chemicals   nail diseases  

primary allergen

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A substance that can cause acute or immediate allergic reactions, for example, poison ivy is a primary allergen.

Keywords: chemicals   nail diseases  

plantar fasciitis

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

An inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissues that runs from the heel to the toes. Along the bottom of your foot runs a thick band of connective tissue.

Keywords: feet   nail diseases   plantar fasciitis  

pathogen

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A microorganism that is capable of causing disease.

Keywords: nail diseases  

onychorrhexis

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Onychorrhexis refers to split or brittle nails that also have a series of lengthwise ridges; can be caused by injury to the fingers, excessive use of cuticle solvents, nail polish removers, and careless or rough filling.

Keywords: brittle nails   nail diseases   onychorrhexis  

onychoptosis

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A condition in which part or all of the nail sheds periodically and falls off the finger; it can affect one or more nails; it can occur during or after certain diseases of the body, such as syphilis, as a result of fever and system upsets, as a reaction to prescription drugs, or as a result of trauma.

Keywords: nail diseases  

onychomycosis

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Onychomycosis is an infectious disease caused by a fungus (vegetable parasite); a common form is whitish patches that can be scraped off the surface.

Keywords: nail diseases   onychomycosis  

onycholysis

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A condition in which the nail loosens from the nail bed, beginning usually at the free edge and continuing to the lunula, but does not come off; it is caused by an internal disorder, trauma, infection, or certain drug treatments.

Keywords: nail diseases   nail separation   onycholysis  

Encyclopedia

Melanonychia is a blackening on the nail plate by melanin pigmentation. It can often present as a darkened band under or within the nail plate.
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