nail conditions

nail conditions

nail conditions that respond to topical medicaments, see Table 1
Table 1: Nail conditions that respond to topical medicaments
Nail conditionTopical medicament
Thickened nail plateSoftened with:
Keratolytics, e.g. 40% urea cream, 12% salicylic acid in collodion
Emollients, e.g. lanolin
Onychophosis or impacted debris in the nail sulcusRevealed by industrial methylated spirit (IMS) or isopropyl alcohol flooded into sulcus
Softened by 10 vol hydrogen peroxide, left in situ for 10 minutes
Relaxed, rubbery or soft nail sulcusAstringents, e.g. 20% silver nitrate solution, weak ferric chloride solution, 3% salicylic acid in IMS, 10% formalin solution
Inflamed sulcusHamamelis water, Burow's solution
Hypergranulation tissueApplication of astringents, e.g. 50% silver nitrate solution, strong ferric chloride solution, 80% (liquefied) phenol for 1 minute, followed by IMS lavage
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