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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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Scanning electron microscopy of the nail plate in onychomycosis patients with negative fungal culture.
8) Spoon nails (koilonychias) occur where the nail plate is very brittle, thin and flattened with slightly elevated edges.
A Freer elevator is used to detach the nail plate from the bed and the matrix, after which the nail plate can be lifted with a hemostat.
Two freeze thaw cycles were given on lateral nail fold and five freeze thaw cycles on nail plate during one application.
Mechanical scraping of the chalky white material on the nail plate and application of topical antifungal agents are recommended.
Onychomadesis is the proximal separation of the nail plate from the nail matrix and bed.
3) The separation of the nail plate from nail bed usually does not affect the lateral edges of nails.
A healthy scalp means healthy hair follicles and omega-3's anti-inflammatory effects aid in the healthy development of the nail plate.
According to Nawal Jarges, operations manager of Tips and Toes, a ladies salon with branches in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah, some of the most common nail concerns of their clients include ridges in fingernails, white spots and dryness on toes and the nail plate.
A new formulation of topical efinaconazole allows the antifungal to penetrate through the nail plate much better than do existing treatments for onychomycosis, a study showed.
Even those whose infection has progressed to yellowing, brittleness, and lifting of the nail plate in several toes may mention the condition inside their shoes only as an afterthought in a medical encounter for a different complaint.
The patient remains in complete remission with a follow-up of 6 months and the Beau's lines of his nail plate have disappeared completely.