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nail plate

A metal plate which is placed over the two ends of pieces of wood that are to be joined (in the same plane); it is secured to each end by screws or nails driven into the wood through holes in the plate.
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It is fixation of the distal part of the nail bed to the underside of the distal part of the nail plate.
Then the proximal nail fold and nail plate are sutured.
Pediatric nails grow faster than adult nails and children have a thinner nail plate, which may allow better penetration of the drug, making children more likely to respond better to topical treatment.
The involvement of the nails while sparing of the skin might be explained by the nails structure as the nail plate may serve as a lens to focus UV energy onto the nail bed.
Ingrown is essentially when the nail plate grows irregularly.
The findings indicate that after treatment is completed, "the nail plate and nail bed continue to be exposed to inhibitory drug concentrations for a period of time," Dr.
The consequences of failure to treat include permanent damage to the nail plate and its attachments, the development of secondary infections with bacteria and other organisms, local spread of the infection (paronychia) or spread to other parts of the body, and transmission of the infection to others.
Introduced to the market under the brand name Sporanox, itraconazole is a highly lipophilic chemical entity that is able to penetrate into the nail plate very well.
3,4) The glomus tumor may appear as a focal bluish to erythematous discoloration visible through the nail plate, and in some cases the tumor may form a palpable nodule.
Onychomycosis is defined as invasion of the nail plate by a fungus which may be due to dermatophyte and non-dermatophyte mold or yeast.
In addition, one woman underwent ultrasound and reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) measurements of the nail plate before and after one gel manicure, which showed thinning of the nail plate.
Physical examination showed epithelized mass on the nail plate and fistulation from the proximal nail fold to the tip of the toe, epithelization did not occur on the nail plate side of the mass (Figure 1).