• Subungual hematoma occurs when trauma to the nail results in a collection of blood, or hematoma, under the nail. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subungual hyperkeratosis - chalk-like material builds up under the nail. (patient.info)
  • Longitudinal melanonychia (vertical nail bands) must be differentiated from subungual melanomas, which account for 50 percent of melanomas in persons with dark skin. (aafp.org)
  • Leukonychia may be acquired or inherited and can be divided into (a) true leukonychia due to matrix involvement, (b) apparent leukonychia due to subungual tissue abnormality, and (c) pseudoleukonychia due to external factors affecting the nail plate 1 . (lww.com)
  • If your hand or foot has sustained an especially harsh blow, you might see a bruise, or subungual hematoma, form underneath your nail. (nailartgear.com)
  • This condition may follow certain diseases such as syphilis, or can result from fever, trauma, systemic upsets or adverse reaction to drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • These can be caused by the use of medications, circulatory issues, trauma, inherited disease, as well as fungal and bacterial nail infections. (sanramonderm.com)
  • True leukonychia punctata is the most common form of leukonychia, in which small white spots appear on the nails as a result of repeated minor trauma to the matrix, such as picking and biting of the nails in young children and nail biters 1,4 . (lww.com)
  • But a majority of the cases of single nail bed diseases have been associated with Injuries, Trauma, Cutting the Quick, postoperative complications which are likely to become more dangerous if left untreated. (dogsforest.com)
  • These are possible factors that can increase the risk of getting nail diseases: Trauma, open wound or injury to the nail, nail cutting, grinding, trimming, or dog living in a dirty environment. (dogsforest.com)
  • These spots are injury marks due to nail trauma and are generally not a cause of concern. (nailartgear.com)
  • Occasionally, a sample of nail (a biopsy) is needed to confirm the diagnosis. (patient.info)
  • If potassium hydroxide testing is negative for the condition, a nail culture or nail plate biopsy should be performed. (aafp.org)
  • On the nail biopsy, it is observed that there is a remarkable increase in the connective tissue growth and a drastic decrease in vascularity. (remediesguru.com)
  • The gap between the nail and the skin underneath the nail can become infected and change colour. (patient.info)
  • Click on map to find directions to reach Roshni Clinic for skin, hair & nail diseases. (practo.com)
  • If the bruise is especially painful, a doctor can actually drain the blood from underneath your nail, relieving the pressure. (nailartgear.com)