subungual abscess


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sub·un·gual ab·scess

suppuration extending beneath a fingernail or toenail, usually from a paronychia.
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subungual abscess

An abscess beneath the fingernail. It may follow injury from a pin, needle, or splinter.
See also: abscess
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