Nail Disorders

Nicole DeYampert, Maritza I. Perez

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Understanding the anatomy and physiology of the nails can provide insight when assessing systemic disease. Examination of the nail unit offers critical information about both primary and secondary nail disorders. This article discusses evaluation of the nail structure and reviews various primary and secondary nail disorders, their etiologies, and treatments. Multiple new therapies and interventions are available for the management of nail disorders.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-46
Number of pages4
JournalCosmetic Dermatology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2003
Externally publishedYes


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