subungual haematoma

subungual haematoma

A collection of blood under a nail.
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The management of the acute traumatic subungual haematoma: a systematic review.
Treatment of a subungual haematoma (bleeding beneath the nail) required subungual decompression.
In the follow up of the treatment at emergency, the injury is managed by dressings and antibiotics.15 These modalities of treatment are comparable to reports in the literature.25 For the serious type of fingertip injuries, those that require re-implantation of amputations, referrals are given to specialized clinics of plastic surgeons14 and those involved in injuries to tendons, muscles and bones are referred to orthopaedic surgeons.2 The different strategies in the management of subungual haematoma, nail bed laceration, reimplantations, radiography, splinting and taping were followed as per the treatment protocol of Wang and Johnson19 and Leggit.20
(22) The clinical differential diagnosis covers a wide spectrum which includes subungual haematoma, pyogenic granuloma, chronic paronychia, bacterial and fungal infections, junctional naevi and rare vascular tumours.