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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Some atypical variants were already described, such as chancriform, palmoplantar, zosteriform, and erysipeloid, and more recently the paronychial, annular, eyelid, chancriform, zosteriform, and palmoplantar that palmoplantar region reports were very rare (1, 3, 5, 7-9).
Also, these infants may have yellow discoloration, thickening, and ridging of their nails, sometimes with paronychial inflammation, Dr.
Apart from typical morphology, a few atypical variants like sporotrichoid (2), paronychial (2), chancriform lip lesions (2) and verrucous (1) were also seen.