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Nail changes 

Nail changes
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Nail changes
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10.1093/med/9780199208388.003.15
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date: 16 October 2019

Introduction234

Ingrowing nails235

Infection236

Inflammatory dermatoses and the nail240

Tumours and the nail243

Genodermatoses and the nail244

Discolouration of nails244

Examination of the fingernails is part of the preliminary assessment of all patients. Nail changes can be indicative of systemic disease. Normal variants need to be recognized. Some signs are found on toenails....

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