July 21, 2023



Onychodystrophy Onychodystrophy is defined as damage to the nail structures and can be temporary or permanent in nature.  It can be physically painful and socially embarrassing.  Onychodystrophy represents various pathologic processes of the nails such as infectious and noninfectious disorders.  Nail changes may also be a clue to other dermatological or systemic diseases such as […]

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Nails seemingly getting thicker?

Nails seemingly getting thicker?   Why is it as we age our hair thins out and yet our toenails naturally thicken?  This is because the rate of nail growth decreases and the nails can accumulate layers over time, resulting in thickening.  However nails can also become very fragile and brittle post chemotherapy or in iron

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