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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Generalized onycholysis associated with sodium valproate therapy.
Nail psoriasis can present similarly to onychomycosis with subungual hyperkeratosis and onycholysis.
A 46-year-old Omani male, not known to have any dermatological diseases, allergies or photosensitivity was presented to the skin clinic in Salalah with onycholysis of his entire fingernails with sparing of his toenails.
HPV-associated digital SCC may clinically present as single or multiple lesions, commonly as periungual verrucous plaque, subungual nodule and onycholysis, but longitudinal melanonychia and lesions suggestive of paronychia and keratoacanthoma were also noted.
An almost-clear nail was one with 10% or less clinical involvement, with minimal onycholysis and subungual hyperkeratosis, Dr.
It is seen primarily in immunocompromised hosts who already have onycholysis, which creates a warm, moist, dark environment underneath the nail plates.
On examination, blood pressure was found to be 150/100 mmHg, with generalised xerosis of the skin, hyperpigmented areas interspersed with hypopigmented areas, pallor, clubbing, microstomia and onycholysis.
Other clinical signs may include lichenoid hyperpigmentation, lichenoid purpuric lesions, pal-moplantar hyperkeratosis, onycholysis, and alopecia (9).
Typical psoriatic nail dystrophy including onycholysis, pitting and hyperkeratosis observed on physical examination
Nail features include nail dystrophy, which ranges from mild pitting or ridging of the nail plate to hyperkeratosis and onycholysis.
Clinically the nail plate shows distal subungual hyperkeratosis and onycholysis.
The third edition continues this approach in an enhanced, reader-friendly format, with expanded coverage of onycholysis and chronic paronychia and updates on cutting edge treatments.