paronychia

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(păr-ō-nĭk′ē-ă)

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[″ + onyx, nail]
An acute or chronic infection of the marginal structures about the nail.
SYN: SEE: felon; SEE: runaround; SEE: whitlow Infection of the medial thumbnail
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PARONYCHIA

SYMPTOMS
The nail edge shows redness, swelling, and suppuration.

TREATMENT
Therapy may involve moist heat application, oral antibiotics, or surgical drainage.

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PARONYCHIA

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[″ + onyx, nail]
An acute or chronic infection of the marginal structures about the nail.
SYN: SEE: felon; SEE: runaround; SEE: whitlow Infection of the medial thumbnail
Descriptive text is not available for this image

PARONYCHIA

SYMPTOMS
The nail edge shows redness, swelling, and suppuration.

TREATMENT
Therapy may involve moist heat application, oral antibiotics, or surgical drainage.

Descriptive text is not available for this image

PARONYCHIA

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