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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 87-89

Exuberant ingrown nail: Satisfactory esthetics results combining surgery techniques


Department of Dermatology, Professor Rubem David Azulay Institute of Dermatology, Santa Casa de Misericórdia do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Correspondence Address:
Kleber Ollague Cordova
Department of Dermatology, Instituto De Dermatologia Professor Rubem David Azulay, Santa Casa Da Misericórdia Do Rio De Janeiro io De Janeiro
Brazil
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DOI: 10.4103/jdds.jdds_15_18

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Subcutaneous onychocryptosis is one of the most common diseases of the nail unit. It causes significant morbidity and disability in daily life and may become chronic if not treated. It is classified in three stages as defined by Heifetz and Frost. Conservative treatment is favored in mild cases, while surgery is necessary for stages 2 and 3 ingrown toenails. We describe a case of subcutaneous onychocryptosis Grade III, in which alpha stitch and Howard–Dubois techniques improved final esthetic result. The aim of this article is to present an exuberant case of onychocryptosis and how a combination of surgical techniques can produce a better outcome.


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