Search Results for: subungual hemorrhage

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea unguium / onychomycosis

…the nail bed Tinea unguium, dermatophytic infection of the nails, can result in dystrophic or discolored (yellowing) nails, subungual hyperkeratosis, and friability. It is not necessary or appropriate to treat most cases of tinea unguium of the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…s (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are sometimes adequate and may be tried initially. The latter two agents may induce hemorrhage into the blisters. Aspirin should be avoided in children due to the risk of precipitating Reye’s syndrome…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…Due to patient pulling out hair Broken hairs, hair casts (trichomalacia), empty hair follicles, evidence of peri-follicular hemorrhage or inflammation Discontinue hair pulling, counseling Neutrophilic scarring alopecia Due to scalp inflammation…

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

…fissure is seen dermatoscopically. (Copyright: ©2014 Haenssle et al.; first published in Der Hautarzt, 2014, 65(4):301-11.) Subungual hemorrhage/subungual hematoma In addition to the subcorneal hemorrhage, the subungual hemorrhage (also called…

Microscopic examination of normal nail clippings

Microscopic examination of normal nail clippings

…ussion Microscopic examination of nail clippings immediately involves two discernable regions: the nail plate itself and the subungual region. Nail plate and subungual region analysis reflects nail matrix and nail bed status, respectively…

Nail matrix melanoma: consecutive cases in a general practice

Nail matrix melanoma: consecutive cases in a general practice

…most consistent risk factors across the few relevant studies. In one study nail trauma was recalled by 50% of patients with subungual melanoma [7]. Subungual melanomas were evenly distributed between hand and foot, but hallux and thumbnails were…

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

…useful in further elucidating the developmental pathway of acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma in patients with cutaneous or subungual lesions. Treatment All cutaneous and subungual lesions were completely excised. Our patient’s lesion was entirely…

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