onycholysis


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onycholysis

 [on″ĭ-kol´ĭ-sis]
loosening or separation of a nail from its bed.

on·y·chol·y·sis

(on'i-kol'i-sis), Avoid the mispronunciation oncholy'sis. Do not confuse this word with oncolysis.
Loosening of the nails, beginning at the free border, and usually incomplete.
[onycho- + G. lysis, loosening]

onycholysis

/on·y·chol·y·sis/ (on″ĭ-kol´ĭ-sis) loosening or separation of a nail from its bed.

onycholysis

(ŏn′ĭ-kŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The separation or loosening of a fingernail or toenail from its nail bed.

onycholysis

[on′ikol′isis]
Etymology: Gk, onyx + lysein, to loosen
separation of a nail from its bed, beginning at the free margin, associated with psoriasis, dermatitis of the hand, fungal infection, Pseudomonas infection, and many other conditions.
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Onycholysis

on·y·chol·y·sis

(on'i-kol'i-sis)
Loosening of the nails, beginning at the free border, and usually incomplete.
[onycho- + G. lysis, loosening]

onycholysis

Loosening or separating of the nail from its bed.

Onycholysis

The separation of a nail from its underlying bed. Onycholysis is a common symptom of candidal infections of the nail or of exposure to harsh chemicals and detergents.
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onycholysis

idiopathic, systemic, dermatopathology or trauma-induced separation of all or part of one or more nail plates from the distal nail bed; associated with hyperhidrosis, thyrotoxicosis, psoriasis, fungal infection, local pressure and drug therapy (see photo-onycholysis)

onycholysis

loosening or separation of a nail or claw from its bed; onychoschizia.
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With onycholysis, the nails separate from their beds too near the root, so that half or more of the nail is no longer attached to the skin underneath.
They also have slowed growth, absent lunulae and cuticles, and onycholysis.
For example, antineoplastic drugs may cause onycholysis, and sun exposure during tetracycline therapy may cause photo-onycholysis.
According to Rigas, side effects were overall predictable and manageable and included hair loss, onycholysis, fluid retention, infusion-related reactions and rash.
The exception is Candida onycholysis, which occurs in women who have Raynaud's syndrome and other patients with collagen vascular disease.
Typical psoriatic nail dystrophy including onycholysis, pitting, and hyperkeratosis observed on current physical examination 3.
Friction of a patient's foot against his or her shoe may cause hyperkeratosis, nail fractures, onycholysis, and/or hematomas, said Bertrand Richert, M.
Because most shoes don't accommodate this foot pattern, the second toe has to bend to fit, causing frictional onycholysis, hyperkeratosis of the nail, and sometimes, hemorrhages of the second toe.
Another common but often-over-looked foot variation causes a shiny dermatosis at the hyponychium and onycholysis with hyperkeratosis on the great toenail.
The pathogenesis of chronic onycholysis is unclear, and often a careful history and an astute clinician are needed to ferret out the etiology, Dr.
Daniel's patients presented with a history of painful onycholysis in one hand.
An outbreak of postsurgical infections was tied to a surgical scrub nurse who had onychomycosis and severe onycholysis that she covered up with nail polish, reported Dr.