Dermatology Book


Self-Induced Dystrophic Nail

Aka: Self-Induced Dystrophic Nail, Nail Dystrophy due to Trauma
  1. See Also
    1. Nail Abnormality
    2. Nail Anatomy
  2. Causes
    1. Manicure or Pedicure
    2. Nail Biting
    3. Nail rubbing or other manipulation
  3. Pathophysiology
    1. Nail Trauma injures cuticle and nail plate
    2. Cuticle may indent nail plate resulting in deformity (e.g. median Nail Dystrophy with midline nail indentation)
    3. Inflammation may occur at the proximal nail fold
  4. Management
    1. Avoid further nail manipulation or Trauma

Nail dystrophy due to trauma (C1304380)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 402626003
English Nail dystrophy due to trauma (disorder), Nail dystrophy due to trauma
Spanish distrofia ungueal por traumatismo (trastorno), distrofia ungueal por traumatismo
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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