paronychium


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paronychium

[‚par·ə′nik·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
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Each digital artery dives into the pulp at the distal phalanx level, giving off a branch parallel to the paronychium.
Involvement of the eponychium and paronychium is common with advanced disease.
Patas con coxa, trocanter, femur, tibia y tarso de dos segmentos; tibia posterior con una hilera de setas; con una una lisa normal y un apendice tarsal en forma de una, este con apariencia de protuberancia con pequenas espinulas, una seta delgada en el margen; sin un paronychium tipico.
Many patients with subungual melanoma have a history of a thin pigmented streak that had remained unchanged for years and then suddenly began to enlarge--eventually involving the entire nail bed with subsequent penetration to the eponychium or paronychium, ulceration, or granuloma formation.
One or more of the following regions were sampled from each dog: axilla, groin, chin, ventral neck fold, paronychium, and interdigital spaces (dorsal or plantar) according to clinical signs.