Nail Case Studies

Oncycholysis

The nail separates from the underlying nail bed and the normal white tip of the nail appears to be tracking towards...read more


Habit Tic Deformity

An acquired habit-induced condition of the nails secondary to the repetitive habit of picking or pushing the cuticle of…read more


Myxoid Cyst

is a firm, smooth, often bluish, fluid-filled bump on the skin.  These cysts frequently appear on the fingers near the nail and …read more


Longitudinal Melanonychia

lengthwise brown or black band in the nail secondary to pigment (melanin).  Just like the skin, the nail also contains…read more


Longitudinal Erythronychia

lengthwise red band in the nail.  There are several potential causes including benign tumors (glomus, myxoid cyst, onychopapilloma)…read more


Nail Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an inflammatory condition that can affect the skin, nails and joints. Nail psoriasis can cause separation…read more


Onycholysis and Candidiasis

When the nail separates there is a compromise to the nail unit barrier and organisms can enter.  The most common organism associated...read more