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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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* RESULTS The 3 groups were similar at baseline in terms of sex, age, and number of fingernails affected by chronic paronychia. A total of 42 patients (93%) completed 6 weeks of follow-up.
Try to convince those with chronic paronychia to avoid cuticle removers and not push the cuticles back, or even touch them.
Paronychia is common in patients undergoing EGFRI therapy but, unlike the acneiform rash that typically occurs within 1 week of treatment, paronychia can occur weeks or months after initiation of therapy.
Paronychia and loss of nail were the complaints in 2% and 1% patients, respectively.
A statistically significant improvement in PFS as determined by the IRC was demonstrated for patients randomised to Vizimpro compared with gefitinib (HR = 0.59 [95% CI: 0.47, 0.74], p 20%) adverse reactions were diarrhea, rash, paronychia, stomatitis, decreased appetite, dry skin, decreased weight, alopecia, cough, and pruritus.
Toxicities associated with clinical benefit from EGFR inhibitors include rash, xerosis, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, paronychia, and pruritus, whereas skin toxicities associated with the multikinase inhibitors trended toward the hand-foot syndrome and hand-foot skin reaction.
The last hospitalization was in May 2016, caused by the appearance of new lesions due to reduction of the acitretin dose because of fingernail paronychia. After surgical consultation it was decided to remove the nail and, after healing, the acitretin dose was increased to 50 mg/day.
Among 227 patients with EGFR-mutated metastatic NSCLC who received Vizimpro in ARCHER 1050, the most common adverse reactions were diarrhea, rash, paronychia, stomatitis, decreased appetite, dry skin, decreased weight, alopecia, cough and pruritus.
Paronychia is one of the most common fingernail infections and can last for weeks at a time.
Other, less frequent, infectious diagnoses included acute paronychia, impetigo, gangrene, meningococcemia, Toxoplasmosis Other Rubella Cytomegalovirus and Herpes infection (TORCH), eczema herpeticum, molluscum contagiosum, varicella zoster, verruca vulgaris, condyloma acuminatum, cutaneous larva migrans, candidiasis, tinea versicolor, intertrigo, and tinea corporis.
* Inflammation or infection of the soft tissues surrounding the nail is called paronychia (pronounced pairun-NICK-ee-uh).