paronychia

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paronychia

[‚par·ə′nik·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A suppurative inflammation about the margin of a nail.
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In cases of chronic paronychia there may be some discomfort and swelling but it doesn't produce a build-up of pus.
Onycholysis and chronic paronychia may result from invasion of Candida.
Chronic paronychia is an inflammation of the proximal nail fold, and is one of 2 forms of inflammation included in the differential.
The third edition continues this approach in an enhanced, reader-friendly format, with expanded coverage of onycholysis and chronic paronychia and updates on cutting edge treatments.
albicans in our study were isolated from the chronic paronychia cases.
Chronic paronychia is a variety of contact dermatitis that affects the proximal nail fold, so treating it with systemic antifungals is not useful, Dr.

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