Topic : nail diseases

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March 5, 2011  | Encyclopedia

the inward advance of skin over the nail plate, usually the result of trauma to the matrix

Keywords: nail diseases   pterygium  

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  

subungual hematoma

January 3, 2011  | Encyclopedia

The word hematoma means “pocket of blood.” The term subungual means “under the nail.

Keywords: nail diseases   nail injuries   subungual hematoma  

spoon nails

January 3, 2011  | Encyclopedia

A deformity in the nail bed that results in a concave indent of the nail plate, causing the outer nail to turn out; also called spoon nail.

Keywords: koilonychia   nail diseases   spoon nails  

pincer nails

January 3, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Excessive curvature of the nail plate that causes the nail to pinch into the soft tissue of the surrounding skin.

Keywords: nail diseases   pincer nails  


January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

An abnormal growth of tissue due to pressure or trauma, most commonly found on the foot .

Keywords: nail diseases  


January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

The Greek term “arthro” means joint, or a connection point. The meaning of “itis” is “inflamed.

Keywords: arthritic clients   elderly clients   nail diseases   special needs clients  

athlete's foot

January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

An infection on the foot caused by fungus. The fungus that causes athlete’s foot exists on floors (think locker rooms) and it spreads easily through contact.

Keywords: athlete's foot   feet   nail diseases  

What Is Onychatrophia?

January 1, 2011  | Article

“Atrophy” is simply the wasting away of a part of the body. The same thing can happen to nails.

Keywords: nail diseases  

Beau’s Lines

December 30, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Beau's lines are linear depressions that occur crosswise (transverse) in the fingernail; they can occur after illness, trauma to the nail, and with malnutrition.

Keywords: Beau's lines   nail diseases  

nail tumor

December 30, 2010  | Encyclopedia

A nail tumor is a lesion that is located in the nail bed or matrix.

Keywords: nail diseases  

foot odor

December 29, 2010  | Encyclopedia

The official term for any type of body odor from sweat, including the odor on your feet, is bromhidrosis.

Keywords: feet   nail diseases  

onychocryptosis (ingrown nails)

December 27, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Onychocryptos, another name for ingrown nails, isa condition of the fingers and toes in which the nail grows into the sides of the tissue around the nail; improper filing of the nail and poor-fitting shoes are two causes of this disorder.

Keywords: ingrown toenails   nail diseases  


December 27, 2010  | Encyclopedia

"Greenies" is the informal term used by many nail technicians to describe a nail that has become infected with pseudomonas, which looks green under a nail; usually occurs as a result of water or other moisture becoming trapped between an artificial nail and the natural nail; treatment does not always require removing the artificial nail.

Keywords: nail diseases  

plantar warts

December 27, 2010  | Encyclopedia

Benign growths that occur on the sole (plantar surface), heel, or ball of the foot.

Keywords: feet   nail diseases   warts  

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