Hook nail

From WikiProjectMed
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Hook nail
Hook nail deformity.png

Hook nail is a bowing of the nail bed due to a lack of support from the short bony phalanx (fingertip).[1][2]

See also


  1. "Hook Nail Deformity - Hand - Orthobullets". www.orthobullets.com. Archived from the original on 29 December 2021. Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  2. Neumeister, Michael W.; Winters, James (2021). "Grafting and other reconstructive options for nail deformities: indications, techniques and outcomes". In Giladi, Aviram M. (ed.). Treatment of fingertip injuries and nail deformities, An Issue of Hand Clinics. Philadelphia: Elsevier. pp. 69–70. ISBN 978-0-323-79098-7. Archived from the original on 2022-04-16. Retrieved 2022-04-15.