Hand (N Y) 2017 Sep 16;12(5):NP99-NP100. Epub 2017 Feb 16.
1 West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, USA.
Background: Paronychia is defined as infection afflicting the eponychial nail folds of the hand or foot. Such infections are rarely reported in the perinatal age group, and not previously described in a neonate younger than 2 weeks. Trauma resulting in inoculation of the nail fold is the most common predisposing factor to paronychia. Read More