This is a highly illustrated guide to the diagnosis and management of nail conditions in children. With new material on genetics and on developments such as dermoscopy, it will be invaluable as a reliable clinical reference for both dermatologists and pediatricians, as well as those in family practice.
- Contains color illustrations throughout
- Includes latest material on genetic correlation
- Covers management of nail disorders as well as their diagnosis
- Serves as a practical reference for general physicians needing a quick summary of relevant points
Embryology and inherited diseases. Nail anatomy. Nail contour variations. Nail surface, direction, thickness, and consistency variations. Nail and periungual colour variations. Nail and periungual tissue abnormalities. Onychomycosis. Nails in primary skin disease. Hamartomas. Vascular anomalies of nail and finger extremities. The nail in systemic disease. Nail alterations in cutaneous porphyrias. Melanonychia. Dermoscopy and melanocytic naevus. Nail tumors in children. The painful nail. Pediatricingrown toenails. Non-invasive ingrown nail treatment. Biopsy of paediatric nails. Ultrasound of pediatric nails. MRI of pediatric nails.