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NAIL, A measure of length, equal to two inches and a quarter. Vide Measure.

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Comparison of plain potassium hydroxide mounts, fungal cultures and nail plate biopsies in the diagnosis of Onychomycosis.
Although the water in the nail plate will evaporate in around 30 to 60 minutes, the harmful part is that it will take with it all the good oils that are meant to stay in the nail, therefore stripping the nail plate of all its flexibility, adding to the problem of brittleness.
There is a yellowish green discolouration of the nail plate, which is thickened and the surface is smooth and carved in both axes.
Now, unless a full avulsion is required for complete and accurate pathology, she will usually perform a partial nail plate avulsion.
Then, the autoclaved cotton tipped applicator dipped in liquid nitrogen, was applied on the lateral nail fold and nail plate.
After infection of the nail matrix occurs, transverse depressions (Beau's lines) may appear in the nail plate, which becomes convex, irregular, and rough and, ultimately, dystrophic (El-Ewski, 1998).
Under right supraclavicular brachial block and tourniquet application on the thumb, the tumour was excised in toto along with the nail plate, with 2 mm of tumour free margin.
After shedding of the nail plate, the nail bed shows warty debris, which was described as "hyperkeratosis eccentric atrophicans" by Respighi (11).
Its clinical characteristics include longitudinal ridging, nail plate thinning, and longitudinal fissuring.
Photo-onycholysis is a rare phototoxic reaction, which occurs due to the separation of the nail plate from the nail bed after a drug ingestion and exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light.
These ingredients can be absorbed into your body through your nail plate, Sergay says.
Over-hydration could cause onycholysis (separation of the nail plate from the nail bed or lifting of the nail).