hyponychium


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hyponychium

[hī′päŋ·kē·əm]
(histology)
The thickened stratum corneum of the epidermis, which lies under the free edge of the nail.
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rubrum in this case the fungus invades the hyponychium at the distal lateral part of the nail bed or arise from under the nail fold and causes discoloration, thickening, and detachment from the nail bed and it is possible to expands to tinea pedis.
He reviewed his institution's experience with treating 29 cases of NAMis with en bloc excision: removal of nail folds, matrix, bed, hyponychium, and margins.
The fingernail hyponychium has a higher concentration of lymphatics than any other dermal region of the body.
05 ml) of Lindioil or olive oil onto the nail plate folds and hyponychium of affected nails twice daily (morning and before bed).
4) The most common of these is invasion of the nail plate from the hyponychium (distal-lateral-subungual owchomycosis) (Figure 2).
Circular areas of discoloration of the nail bed and hyponychium may resemble an 'oil drop' below the nail.
Ideally, the mediator layer would function as the eponychium (cuticle) and hyponychium that comprise the junction between the skin stratum corneum and the base of the nail plate [138].
At the tip of the digit the nail plate detaches from the underlying tissues at the hyponychium.
As the fungal infection progresses from the plantar and palmar skin to the hyponychium of the nail unit, the nail plate remains intact and uninvaded.