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Introduction: Onychocryptosis

Description of Onychocryptosis

Onychocryptosis: 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.
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