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paronychia

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(păr-ō-nĭk′ē-ă )

[″ + onyx, nail]
An acute or chronic infection of the marginal structures about the nail.
SYN: SEE: felon; SEE: runaround; SEE: whitlow


PARONYCHIA

SYMPTOMS
The nail edge shows redness, swelling, and suppuration.

TREATMENT
Therapy may involve moist heat application, oral antibiotics, or surgical drainage.


PARONYCHIA

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Paronychia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753472/all/paronychia.
Paronychia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753472/all/paronychia. Accessed June 18, 2019.
Paronychia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753472/all/paronychia
Paronychia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 18]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753472/all/paronychia.
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