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Disease Nails, Ingrown

Name Nails, Ingrown
Synonyms Ingrown Nail | Ingrown Nails | Nail, Ingrown
Definition Excessive lateral nail growth into the nail fold. Because the lateral margin of the nail acts as a foreign body, inflammation and granulation may result. It is caused by improperly fitting shoes and by improper trimming of the nail.
Categories Skin disease
MeSH® ID D009263

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nail Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Nails, Ingrown

Top ↑ Descendants

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