proximal nail fold

proximal nail fold

fold of dorsal digital soft tissue, just distal to distal interphalangeal joint; formed 6-8 weeks postconception; differentiates to form nail matrix; distal limit of proximal nail fold is continuous with eponychium
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In a partial proximal avulsion, the proximal nail fold is reflected, so it's a better option when the proximal nail matrix needs evaluation, she said.
Upper limb circumferences were measured with a tape measure starting from the proximal nail fold of the middle finger up to the armpit at 5 cm intervals when the patient was in the supine position (28).
The discharge is the lubricant round the joint, which intermittently escapes from the proximal nail fold.
Proximal Nail Fold was reflected back to allow full visualization of the nail matrix.
After 3 months of treatment with terbinafine the onychomycosis showed one-third clearing at the proximal nail fold.
Although the distal portion of the matrix is typically visible (as the lunula) in the thumb and forefinger, it is concealed under the proximal nail fold in the rest of the fingers and the toes.
The longitudinal split grew during this period towards proximal nail fold.
Physical examination showed epithelized mass on the nail plate and fistulation from the proximal nail fold to the tip of the toe, epithelization did not occur on the nail plate side of the mass (Figure 1).
The nail plate emerges from the proximal nail fold and progresses distally, tightly adhering to the nail bed.
The length of a nail was taken to be the greatest distance from the proximal nail fold to the hyponychium as determined clinically by the distal pink color of the nail plate; the width was in turn measured at the midpoint of the measured length.
This cavity can eventually extend to the proximal nail fold under the cuticle.

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