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Nails, Ingrown MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nails, Ingrown
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.529.406
Unique ID
D009263
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009263
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Onychocryptosis
NLM Classification #
WR 475
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Nails, Ingrown Preferred
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