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Nail Bed

Summary Information: Nail Bed

Nail Bed: The nail bed is located below the nail and consists of a layer of living epidermis, in contrast to the nail itself, which is made of dead cells. The nail bed contains the nail matrix, where nail growth happens. The functions of the nail bed include providing a foundation for the nail and giving the nail its shape. Conditions that can afflict the nail bed include fungal infection, trauma and subungal hematoma.

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Closely Related Organs: Nail Bed

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Nail Bed

The following conditions are related to the organ: Nail Bed:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Nail Bed

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Nail Bed:

  • Pain under nail
  • Blood under nail
  • Pressure under nail
  • Deformed nail
  • Discoloured nail
  • Black nail

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Nail Bed: Related Topics

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