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Ingrowing nail

Definition: 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.

Synonyms (terms occurring on more labels are shown first): ingrown toenails, ingrown toenail, ingrowing nail

More information: PubMed search and possibly Wikipedia

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