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onychia

 [o-nik´e-ah]
inflammation of the nail bed, resulting in loss of the nail.

o·nych·i·a

(ō-nik'ē-ă),
Inflammation of the matrix of the nail.
[onycho- + G. -ia, condition]

o·nych·i·a

(ō-nik'ē-ă)
Inflammation of the matrix of the nail.
Synonym(s): onychitis.
[onycho- + G. -ia, condition]

onychia

Inflammation of the growing area (matrix) of the nail. This inevitably results in loss of the nail.
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Due to the low permeability of most drugs across the nail plate and challenging structural issues in the nail diseases, many efforts have been made to invent creative methods to set up the efficient concentration of so-called safe topical therapies with marginal side effects.
We will simply need to wait for possible future properly powered trials comparing MTX monotherapy to "New Therapeutic" monotherapy to "New Therapeutic + MTX" to truly learn about its efficacy in joints and skin, as well as in domains such as enthesitis, dactylitis, nail disease, and structural damage.
The patients were examined including personal particulars, detailed history, duration of skin and nail disease and treatment taken.
According to the contract, Moberg Pharma has offered Menarini Asia-Pacific the exclusive rights to market and sell Kerasal Nail, a prescription-free, over-the-counter drug used to treat nail disease, in eight Southeast Asian countries.
However, this is no longer considered the ideal practice, given what is now known about the potential clinical sequelae of onychomycosis, the importance of selecting the most appropriate treatment, and the possibility of misdiagnosis of nail disease from other causes (such as immune dysfunction (8) or psoriasis (9)).
However, this is no longer considered the ideal practice, given what is now known about the potential sequelae of onychomycosis, the importance of selecting the most appropriate treatment, and the possibility of misdiagnosis of nail disease from other causes (such as immune dysfunction (8) or psoriasis (9)).
Lasers for nail disease have been approved in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Although onychomycosis is a common nail disease, it is important to note that 50% of cases of nail disease can be attributed to causes other than fungus or yeast infections.
In terms of patient management, "not only do we have to worry about peripheral arthritis, but we also have to be concerned with skin and nail disease, axial disease, dactylitis, and enthesitis," said Dr.
Onychomycosis is a very common nail disease, but ifs important to remember that causes other than fungal or yeast infections are responsible for an estimated--of nail diseases that must be considered in the differential diagnosis.