Treatment of transverse overcurvature of the nail with a plastic device: Measurement of response
作者: Nilton Di ChiacchioBogdana Victoria KaduncAda Regina Trindade de AlmeidaCelso Luis Madeira
作者单位: 1From the Dermatologic Clinic, Hospital do Servidor Público Municipal de São Paulo-Brasil
刊名: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2006, Vol.55 (6), pp.1081-1084
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2006.05.045
英文摘要: Background(#br)Transverse overcurvature of the nail is a painful condition that has been treated by conservative and/or surgical methods.(#br)Objectives(#br)We sought to evaluate the efficacy of a plastic device for treatment of transverse overcurvature of the nail and to use a practical method (plaster mold) to evaluate follow-up of nail widening during and after treatment.(#br)Methods(#br)Twenty-five patients with transverse overcurvature of the nail were treated with placement of a plastic device. Pain assessment was done on a monthly basis. Nail improvement was evaluated through photographs and measurement of widening by plaster molds.(#br)Results(#br)Relief of pain could be determined in almost 100% of the cases in a 3-month period. Widening of overcurvature of the nail occurred in...
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