nails, ingrownmedical dictionary

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.

(12 Dec 1998)

nails, malformedmedical dictionary

Deformities in nail structure or appearance, including hypertrophy, splitting, clubbing, furrowing, etc.

(12 Dec 1998)

nails, ringworm of themedical dictionary

See Nail infection, fungal.

(12 Dec 1998)