LATERAL NAIL FOLD:
Periungual warts are a terribly difficult form of wart that affects the skin surrounding the nail.
The wart virus can get under the skin fold (or the nail plate) and sometimes the nail will become deformed.
Early treatment prevents the onset of more severe (nail) problems [source: Medscape]
TREATMENT: Laser surgery, cryotherapy, salycilic acid.
Synonyms: periungal warts, subungual warts
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THE NAIL UNIT
The eight basic components of the nail unit include: 1 - proximal nail fold;
2 - cuticle; 3 - lunula; 4 - nail plate;
5 - lateral nail folds; 6 - nail bed;
7 - hyponychium; 8 - free edge.
* NOTICE: The HandResearch Nail Tutor Tool
is still in development
- currently this tool discriminates 57 fingernail disorders in the nails.
The NAIL TUTOR tool is an aspect of Medical Hand Analysis
& Multi-Perspective Hand Reading
. The purpose of this tool is to help you identify the nature of your fingernail disorder. The section fingernail disorders
presents a more comprehensive overview of the most common fingernail abnormalities.
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