Latest Nail anatomy Stories

2013-11-14 23:31:58

According to Drs. Joshua Fox and Francis DiSpaltro with Advanced Dermatology PC, ingrown toenails may also be more than just a nuisance and deserve careful attention. Roslyn Heights, NY (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Ouch! That ingrown toenail – marked by nagging pain, redness and swelling around your toenail – can certainly slow you down. But ingrown toenails may also be more than just a nuisance and deserve careful attention, says Joshua Fox, MD, medical director of Advanced Dermatology...

Latest Nail anatomy Reference Libraries

2013-03-05 14:40:49

Nails are found on the fingers and toes alike. Formation and Orientation Nails are made of the protein keratin, much like hair as they are related, which is tough and strong and able to protect the ends of the fingers they cover. The nail plate, nail matrix, the nail sinus and the nail bed all make up the nail. The matrix is broken up into two sections; the nonvisible layer is simply referred to as the matrix while the visible part is called the lunula. The matrix is the tissue...

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