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sub·un·gual

, subunguial (sŭb-ŭng'gwăl, sŭb-ŭng'gwi-ăl),
Beneath the finger or toe nail.
Synonym(s): hyponychial (1)
[L. unguis, nail]
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sub·un·gual

, subunguial (sŭb-ŭng'gwăl, -gwē-ăl)
Beneath the finger or toe nail.
Synonym(s): hyponychial (1) .
[L. unguis, nail]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

subungual

Under a nail.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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DLSO, distal lateral subungual onychomycosis; DS0, distal subungual onychomycosis.
Our patient presented with hyperhidrosis in palms and soles of the feet, pointed pits in palmoplantar keratoderma areas, and subungual hyperkeratosis.
Individuals oftentimes ignore the most common sign of a subungual melanoma or mistake it for a bruise or fungal infection.
She was treated with excision of the entire tumour through subungual approach.
Glomus tumors, which usually show a subungual location, are rarely found outside the finger; however, cases have been reported in the foot, ankle, knee, hip, thigh, thorax, sacrum, and coccyxtic (5).
Distal and lateral subungual onychomycosis (DLSO), proximal subungual onychomycosis (PSO), superficial onychomycosis (SO), endonyx onychomycosis, total dystrophic onychomycosis (TDO) and mixed onychomy-cosis.
Black nails can be caused by the pigment from pseudomonas infection and after subungual haemorrhage following trauma.
Nail pitting was the most common form (72.3%) followed by onycholysis (48.3%), nail discolouration (29.4%), subungual hyperkeratosis (12.6%), and total nail dystrophy (4.8%) (Table 1).
The following exclusion criteria were employed: any nail lesions that could be definitely diagnosed as onychomycosis, onycholysis, twenty-nail dystrophy, subungual hemorrhage, or nail disease caused by lichen planus or psoriasis.
However, it was difficult to identify subungual extension of the hyponychium because the patient's nails were short.
The following nail changes were recorded: pitting, crumbling, onycholysis, oil drop, subungual hyperkeratosis, and splinter hemorrhage.
This explains why subungual melanoma in the nail bed epithelium usually turns out to be amelanotic and consequently a diagnostic challenge (5).