DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Collective term for nail growth disorders of different etiology. S.u. Nail diseases.
ClassificationThis section has been translated automatically.
- In the context of various underlying diseases:
- senile involution
- acrodermatitis continua suppurativa
- Eczema nails
- unguinea unguium
- psoriasis vulgaris
- Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris
- lichen planus
- alopecia areata
- systemic scleroderma
- for severe generalized dermatoses (erythroderma, TEN, etc.)
- Subungual or periungual tumours or cysts:
- In various syndromes:
- As a side effect of medication after ingestion of:
- Chronic trauma (in squash, tennis or football players)
- in the context of tics, e.g. by nail biting or nail rubbing (see artefacts)
- by other tramatizing manipulations, e.g. by excessive trimming or pushing back the cuticles.
TherapyThis section has been translated automatically.
See the above mentioned clinical pictures. If necessary, discontinue the medication that is causing the disease.
External therapyThis section has been translated automatically.
Self-adhesive, drug-free gel foil (e.g. Zalain nail plaster) for 6-12 months (renew once/week) Due to the occlusive effect, the patch suppresses water loss, controls nail growth, provides mechanical protection and improves the regeneration of the nail structure.
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