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Therapies for Nail Disorders

A Quick Guide to Best Practice, 1st Edition

Edited by Nilton Di Chiacchio, Antonella Tosti

CRC Press

206 pages | 181 Color Illus. | 11 B/W Illus.

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This concise text presents the essential points of diagnosis and a quick guide to what are currently the best Evidence Based practices in treatment methods. In addition to material on the diseases themselves, there are useful appendixes on how to carry out ancillary procedures.

Contents: Acute paronychia * Bowen's disease * Brittle nails * Chronic paronychia * Eczema * Erythronychia * Glomus tumor * Hematomas * Herpes simplex * Ingrowing nail * Lichen planus * Melanoma * Melanonychias * Myxoid cysts * Melanoma * Onycholysis * Onychomatricoma * Onychomycosis * Onychotillomania * Psoriasis * Retronychia * Squamous cell carcinoma * Subungual exostosis * Trachyonychia * Transverse overcurvature * Warts * Yellow nail syndrome * Practical procedures * Preparing a biopsy specimen

Table of Contents

  1. Acute paronychia Jorge Ocampo-Garza and Patricia Chang
  2. Bowen’s disease Leah Cohen and Martin N Zaiac
  3. Brittle nails Tatiana Vilas Boas Gabbi
  4. Chronic paronychia Walter Refkalefsky Loureiro and Hind M. Almohanna
  5. Eczema Azhar Abbas Ahmed and Antonella Tosti
  6. Erythronychia Cristina Diniz Borges Figueira de Mello
  7. Glomus tumor Emerson Henrique Padoveze and Suelen Montagner
  8. Hematomas Shari R Lipner
  9. Herpes simplex Matilde Iorizzo
  10. Ingrowing nail Azzam Alkhalifah, Florence Dehavay, and Bertrand Richert
  11. Lichen planus Bianca Maria Piraccini, Aurora Alessandrini, and Michela Starace
  12. Melanonychias Nilton Di Chiacchio and Nilton Gioia Di Chiacchio
  13. Myxoid cysts Nilton Gioia Di Chiacchio and Nilton Di Chiacchio
  14. Melanoma Eckart Haneke
  15. Onychomatricoma Glaysson Tassara Tavares
  16. Onychomycosis Roberto Arenas, Sabrina Escandón-Pérez, and Eder R. Juárez-Durán
  17. Onychotillomania Sarah Azarchi and Evan A. Rieder
  18. Onycolysis Shari R. Lipner and Carlton Ralph Daniel, III
  19. Psoriasis Stamatis Gregoriou, Eftychia Platsidaki, and Dimitris Rigopoulos
  20. Retronychia Thomas Knackstedt and Nathaniel Jellinek
  21. Squamous cell carcinoma Adriana Guadalupe Peña-Romero and Judith Dominguez-Cherit
  22. Subungual exostosis Leandro Fonseca Noriega
  23. Trachyonychia Jacob Griggs, Brandon Burroway, and Antonella Tosti
  24. Transverse overcurvature Tracey C. Vlahovic
  25. Warts Sonali Nanda, Rachel Fayne, and Martin N Zaiac
  26. Yellow nail syndrome Michela Starace, Aurora Alessandrini, and Bianca Maria Piraccini


  1. Practical procedures Nilton Gioia Di Chiacchio, Cristina Diniz Borges Figueira de Mello, and Nilton Di Chiacchio
  2. Preparing a biopsy specimen Curtis T. Thompson


About the Editors

Nilton Di Chiacchio MD, PhD, is Head of the Dermatologic Clinic of Hospital do Servidor Municipal de São Paulo, Brazil. Antonella Tosti MD is Professor of Clinical Dermatology at the Leonard Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Florida, USA, and was previously Professor at the Dermatological Clinic of the University of Bologna, Italy.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MEDICAL / Family & General Practice