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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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Nail dystrophy is a nail plate change that results from habitual external trauma to the nail matrix and most often the patient is unaware of this behavior.10 In our study, nail dystrophy was a common manifestation and was seen in 9 (6%) patients.
Scanning electron microscopy of the nail plate in onychomycosis patients with negative fungal culture.
Although the water in the nail plate will evaporate in around 30 to 60 minutes, the harmful part is that it will take with it all the good oils that are meant to stay in the nail, therefore stripping the nail plate of all its flexibility, adding to the problem of brittleness."
(8) Spoon nails (koilonychias) occur where the nail plate is very brittle, thin and flattened with slightly elevated edges.
Due to the low permeability of most drugs across the nail plate and challenging structural issues in the nail diseases, many efforts have been made to invent creative methods to set up the efficient concentration of so-called safe topical therapies with marginal side effects.
The infected nail plate with the width greater than 4 mm was removed and fixed.
Leukonychia arising from nail plate abnormalities is called the true form, and it can be longitudinal, transverse, or punctate.
Longitudinal melanonychia (LM) is a clinical condition characterized by vertical linear brown or black hyperpigmented streaks visible in the nail plate (1).
Photo-onycholysis is a rare phototoxic reaction, which occurs due to the separation of the nail plate from the nail bed after a drug ingestion and exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light.
Twenty-nine chapters are: trichoscopy patterns; normal scalp; instruments for scalp dermoscopy; nonscarring alopecias; primary scarring alopecias; hair shaft disorders; pediatric hair disorders; dermoscopy of the black scalp; hair weathering; systemic diseases; inflammatory scalp disorders; infections; parasitoses of the scalp; body hair disorders; hair root evaluation; dermoscopy-guided biopsies; ex vivo dermoscopy; dermoscopy in canine and feline alopecia; dermoscopy of the nail plate; dermoscopy of the proximal nail fold; dermoscopy of the hyponychium; dermoscopy of the distal edge of the nail plate; inflammatory nail disorders; traumatic nail disorders; brittle nails; onychomycosis; nail tumors; melanonychia; connective tissue disorders.