onychia

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onychia

[ō′nik·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the nail matrix.
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Many patients have lived for years with the pain and humiliation of nails destroyed by fungal nail disease because little could be done for them," says Raza Aly, PhD, UCSF professor of dermatology and microbiology, who conducted the clinical trial of the drug at UCSF.
Itraconazole is more effective, causes few side effects, and has a shorter treatment period than other oral agents used to treat nail disease.
An estimated 11 million Americans suffer from fungal disease of the toenails and fingernails, representing 15 percent to 40 percent of all nail diseases, according to the Medical Mycological Society of the Americas, an organization of physicians and scientists devoted to the study of fungi.
The Texas Institute of Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetics' mission is to serve as a leading center for understanding and treating skin, hair and nail diseases through excellence in Clinical Dermatology as well as in Basic and Clinical research.
Those with skin, hair or nail diseases may face even more challenges because their self-esteem may have been shattered by the obvious signs of their condition.
Its expertise covers a broad spectrum of skin, hair and nail diseases.
The private practice/clinical research facility of Bernard Goffe, MD, Dermatology Associates, a dermatologist and world authority on nail diseases.
Skin conditions that can be treated include: acne, eczema, warts, psoriasis, hair loss, nail diseases, and skin cancer.
New to this edition are extensive photographic records of skin and nail diseases for easy recognition.