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Diseases of the Nails and Their Management

Diseases of the Nails and Their Management This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Books on the subject of nails have proliferated during the past several years. Diseases of the Nails and Their Management joins this group. This work has positive and negative points. The references are complete and numerous but are at times difficult to correlate with the text. Systemic diseases and druginduced changes are discussed in an excellent fashion, and this makes for an outstanding chapter. The discussion of the nail in old age—the equivalent of about two pages of text—fails to address the myriad of onychodystrophies affecting the elderly, a particularly important subject at this time when the senior citizen is making up an evergreater proportion of our patient population. The expanded classification of onychomycosis unnecessarily complicates the subject and confuses the reader. Occupational abnormalities are well discussed, and the numerous tables presented make it simple to seek out causes in this important area. The section on hereditary and congenital nail http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Diseases of the Nails and Their Management

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 121 (10) – Oct 1, 1985

Diseases of the Nails and Their Management

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Books on the subject of nails have proliferated during the past several years. Diseases of the Nails and Their Management joins this group. This work has positive and negative points. The references are complete and numerous but are at times difficult to correlate with the text. Systemic diseases and druginduced changes are discussed in an excellent...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1985 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1985.01660100122039
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Books on the subject of nails have proliferated during the past several years. Diseases of the Nails and Their Management joins this group. This work has positive and negative points. The references are complete and numerous but are at times difficult to correlate with the text. Systemic diseases and druginduced changes are discussed in an excellent fashion, and this makes for an outstanding chapter. The discussion of the nail in old age—the equivalent of about two pages of text—fails to address the myriad of onychodystrophies affecting the elderly, a particularly important subject at this time when the senior citizen is making up an evergreater proportion of our patient population. The expanded classification of onychomycosis unnecessarily complicates the subject and confuses the reader. Occupational abnormalities are well discussed, and the numerous tables presented make it simple to seek out causes in this important area. The section on hereditary and congenital nail

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1985

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