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Cosmotology Ch 10

a condition by injury or disease of the nail unit Nail disorder
condition in which blood clots from under the nail plate, causing a dark purplish color Bruised nail
noticeably than, white nail plates than are more flexible than normal Eggshell nail
visible depressions running across the width of the natural nail plate Beau's lines
aka agnail; a condition in which the living skin around the nail plate splits or tears Hangnails
aka white spots; whitish discolorations of the nails, usually caused by injury to the nail matrix Leukonychia Spots
darkening of the finger or toe nail Melanonychia
nails that turn a variety of colors, which may indicate surface staining, a systemic disorder, or poor blood circulation Discolored nail
aka bitten nails; the results of a habit of chewing the nail or the hardened, damaged sain surrounding the nail Onychophagy
split or brittle nails that have a series of length wise ridges giving a rough appearances to the surface of the nail plate Oychorrhexis
aka folded nail; a type of highly curved nail plate usually caused by injury to the matrix, but it may be inherited Pilactured nail
vertical lines running down the length of the natural nail plate that are caused by uneven growth of the nails, usually the result of normal aging Ridges
an abnormal condition that occurs when the sinus stretched by the nail plate Nail pterygium
caused by physical trauma or injury to the nail bed that damages the capillanes and allows small animals of blood to flow Splinter hemorrhages
aka trumpet nails, increased crosswise curvature throughout the nail plate caused by an increase curvature of the matrix Pincer nail
one of several common bacteria that can cause nail infection Pseudomonas aeruginasa
any deformity or disease of the natural nail onychosis
inflammation of the nail matrix, followed by shedding of the natural nail onychia
aka ingrown nails, nail grows in the sides of the tissues around the nail onychocryptosis
lifting of the nail plate from the nail bed without sheading, usually begging at the free edge and continuing forward to the lunula area onycholysis
The separation and falling off of a nail plate from the nail bed, affects finger nails and toe nails onychomadesis
condition that affects the surface of the natural nail plate causing tiny pins or severe roughness on the nail plate nail psorisis
bacterial inflammation of the tissues surrounding the nail paronychia
serve inflammation of the nail in which a lamp of red tissue grows up from the nail bed to the nail plate pyogenic Granubma
medical term for fungal infection on the feet tinea pedis
fungal infection of the natural nail plate a common form is whitish patches that can be scraped off the surface of the nail onychomycosis
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