Paronychia

Karl Clebak, Julianna Naccarato, Robert A. Schwartz, Kapila Paghdal

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Abstract

Paronychia is a localized, superficial infection or abscess of the perionychium (epidermis bordering the lateral and proximal nail folds). Acute paronychia is the term used when the infection presents for less than 6 weeks and chronic paronychia is more than 6 weeks.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssential Evidence Plus
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
StatePublished - Jan 16 2020

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