Onychia

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Onychia
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Onychia
SpecialtyDermatology
SymptomsThrobbing pain, nail deformity and color change[1]
CausesInfection[1]

Onychia is an inflammation of the nail, which presents with a throbbing finger or toe.[1] It usually follows an infection of the skin around the nail, and depending on the infecting organism, the nail may appear green, brown, yellow or black.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 MacGilchrist, Claire (2020). "3. The skin and nails in podiatry". In Burrow, J. Gordon; Rome, Keith; Padhiar, Nat (eds.). Neale's Disorders of the Foot and Ankle (9th ed.). Elsevier. p. 51. ISBN 978-0-7020-6504-0.

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