chemical matricectomy

chemical matricectomy

Podiatry The use of a caustic chemical–eg, phenol, to selectively destroy part of the nail bed in Pts with ingrown toenails. See Matricectomy.
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Cevdet Altinyazar and his colleagues randomized patients to receive either 2% lidocaine or lidocaine with epinephrine for anesthesia for chemical matricectomy of ingrown toenails of the great toe (Dermatol.
A study on the surgical treatment of ingrowing toe nail with nail excision with chemical matricectomy versus nail excision alone.
Digital block with and without epinephrine during chemical matricectomy with phenol.