nailbed


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nailbed

Etymology: AS, naegle, nail, bedd, bed
the dermis beneath the nail. It appears through the clear nail as a series of longitudinal ridges. Also called matrix unguis.

nailbed

The portion of a finger or toe covered by the nail. Synonym: nail matrix
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The nailbeds, nailfolds and the edges of the nails were normal.
However, an amelanotic mass secondary to a nailbed melanoma has been reported in one dog (ESSON et al.
The subject had marked soft-tissue enlargement of the hands and feet and gross clubbing with increased curvature of the nail angle (Lovibond's angle), bogginess of the nailbed and typical 'drumsticking' (Fig.
A forty-year-old woman, hairdresser, presented a month history of progressive necrosis of the left fourth finger nailbed, accompanied by intense pain, without pathological antecedents and no trauma.
On exam, all toenails on both feet appear discolored and thickened with proximal involvement to the nailbed.
As more nail is formed at the root, the nail plate is pushed up from the root along the nailbed, and out to the fingertip.
They contain honey to nourish the nailbed where new nails form, horsetail extract to strengthen the nail, sodium fluoride to give it flexibility, vitamins A, C and E, comfrey, elderflower, calendula and burdock.
Following clinical practice, dorsal and palmar sides of the nailbed of the middle finger were examined.
A diagnostic test, using a small sample of tissue from the nailbed, was developed only in the last decade.
I was told I had a badly-infected nailbed, and it took six weeks to heal.
The emergency physician noted perioral and nailbed cyanosis.