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Onychoplasty with 1064-nm Laser: Matrixectomy for Treatment of Ingrown Toenails.

J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2019 Sep;109(5):401-406

Onychocryptosis is a common pathology treated by podiatry medical services, and in a considerable percentage, surgical procedures are required to achieve a solution. There are multiple surgical approaches for ingrown toenails, both incisional procedures and nonincisional procedures, such as chemical matrixectomies and physical matrixectomies using carbon dioxide laser. This study presents a surgical procedure for onychocryptosis using a physical matrixectomy with a 1064-nm laser applied by means of a 400-μm optical fiber and surgical removal of the posterior cauterized tissue to achieve healing by primary intention. Read More

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September 2019

A new perspective on the nail plate for treatment of ingrown toenail.

Dermatol Pract Concept 2018 Jan 31;8(1):22-27. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Department of Hand Surgery, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P.R. China.

Background: Our routine treatment for ingrown toenail was removal of the surrounding soft tissue and shortening the bone of the distal phalanx. We determined the range and volume of excision based on our experience without an objective standard and routinely performed avulsion of the nail plate.

Objective: To take the nail plate as an objective mark during surgical treatment of ingrown toenail to ensure accurate excision. Read More

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January 2018

Enhanced Removal of Phenol With Lidocaine vs Alcohol: An In Vitro Study.

JAMA Dermatol 2017 04;153(4):325-326

Escuela Universitaria de Enfermería, Fisioterapia y Podología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

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Partial matricectomy with cryotherapy in treatment of ingrown toenails.

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 2016 ;50(3):262-8

Adana Numume Training and Research Hospital, Department of Dermatology, Adana, Turkey.

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of cryotherapy applied for the purpose of matricectomy following partial nail removal in treatment of ingrown nails.

Methods: Between 2010 and 2013, 76 ingrown toenails of 62 patients were included in this prospective study. Following partial toenail removal, matricectomy with cryotherapy was performed. Read More

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February 2017

Best way to treat an ingrown toenail.

Dermatol Clin 2015 Apr 15;33(2):277-82. Epub 2015 Feb 15.

Dermatologic Clinic, Hospital do Servidor Público Municipal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Department of Dermatology, Medical School of ABC, São Paulo, Brazil.

Nail phenolization is considered a useful procedure for treating ingrowing toenails. Nail phenolization is indicated when partial and definitive removal of the nail plate is necessary. Nail phenolization is simple and inexpensive, and associated with little postoperative discomfort, a quick return to normal activities, and a low rate of complication and recurrence. Read More

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Skin bridging secondary to ingrown toenail.

Pak J Med Sci 2014 Nov-Dec;30(6):1425-7

Ozan Bitik, MD, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

Ingrown toenails are painful conditions that especially affect young people and may become chronic if not treated. We describe a case of chronically inflamed ingrown toenail left untreated for three years. In the physical examination, skin bridging and epithelialization was observed in midline secondary to soft tissue hypertrophy of the lateral nail matrixes. Read More

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February 2015

"Nailing" the management of the ingrown great toenail.

Authors:
Stan L Block

Pediatr Ann 2014 Nov;43(11):434-9

"Nailing" the management of the severely ingrown great toenail, commonly encountered in the adolescent population, is an important tool in the pediatrician's armamentarium. I have found great toenail removal to be worthwhile, with straightforward indications; and quite rewarding for my patients in terms of time, convenience, and costs. The key to the procedure is to keep it simple. Read More

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November 2014

Partial Removal of Nail Matrix in the Treatment of Ingrown Nails: Prospective Randomized Control Study Between Curettage and Electrocauterization.

Int J Low Extrem Wounds 2015 Jun 25;14(2):192-5. Epub 2014 Sep 25.

St Vincent Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Suwon-si, Korea

The aim of this study was to compare the result of electrocauterization and curettage, which can be done with basic instruments. Patients with ingrown nail were randomized to 2 groups. In the first group, nail matrix was removed by curettage, and the second group, nail matrix was removed by electrocautery. Read More

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Polihexanide solution is more efficient than alcohol to remove phenol in chemical matricectomy: an in vitro study.

Dermatol Ther 2014 Nov-Dec;27(6):369-72. Epub 2014 Jul 14.

Departamento de Farmacia y Tecnología Farmacéutica, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

For treatment of ingrown toenails, a phenolization approach is often chosen. Many reports describe a lavage of the wound with alcohol to neutralize any residual phenol; however, it remains uncertain if there is a more effective solution for use in the lavage step. The aim of our study was to analyze the suitability and effectiveness of 0. Read More

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Teenage patients with ingrown toenails: treatment with partial matrix excision or segmental phenolization.

Indian J Dermatol 2013 Jul;58(4):327

Department of Orthopedics Surgery, Bozok University Medical Faculty, Yozgat, Turkey.

Background: Ingrown toenails (IT) is a very common problem leading to significant associated morbidity. The articles related to phenolization for matrix removal in teenagers with IT are not enough in the foot surgery literature.

Aims: To compare the postoperative recovery periods, complication rate, and tolerability of partial matrix excision and segmental phenolization in teenagers with IT. Read More

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Alcohol irrigation after phenol chemical matricectomy: an in vivo study.

Eur J Dermatol 2013 May-Jun;23(3):319-23

Facultad Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Avda. Atenas s/n 28006 Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain.

Background: For treatment of ingrown toenails, a phenolization is often chosen. Many reports describe an intra-operative irrigation, or lavage, of the wound with alcohol to neutralize any residual phenol. There are conflicting reports in the literature as to whether a true neutralization is required or merely effective removal of excess phenol. Read More

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November 2015

The use of immunohistochemistry in the evaluation of the nail matrix in biopsies of ingrown toenails.

Rom J Morphol Embryol 2013 ;54(2):253-9

Department of Pathology, Hospital El Bierzo, Ponferrada, Spain.

The success of surgical approaches to ingrown toenails depends on the extraction (either partial or total) of the nail matrix. The identification of the nail matrix in specimens taken from ingrown toenails is not always easy because of the fragmentation of the biopsies, difficulties in matrix orientations and the heavy inflammatory infiltrate. In biopsies taken from polydactyly surgeries, the matrix shows a peculiar pattern of expression of the CD10 and CD34 markers that differs from the one shown by the lateral nail fold. Read More

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December 2013

Alcohol plus chlorhexidine is more efficient than alcohol alone for phenol-based chemical matricectomy: an in vitro study.

Dermatol Surg 2013 Sep 2;39(9):1363-7. Epub 2013 May 2.

Departamento de Farmacia y Tecnología Farmacéutica, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Background: A phenolization approach is often chosen for treatment of ingrown toenails. Many reports describe lavage of the wound with alcohol to neutralize any residual phenol. The aim of our study was to compare the suitability and effectiveness of a solution consisting of alcohol plus chlorhexidine with that of alcohol alone in a lavage step during the treatment of ingrown toenails using a phenolization procedure. Read More

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September 2013

Enhanced removal of phenol with saline solution over alcohol: an in vitro study.

Dermatol Surg 2012 Aug;38(8):1296-301

Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Background: Phenol cauterization is a chemical equivalent often chosen for treatment of ingrown toenails. Many reports describe intraoperative irrigation, or lavage, of the wound with various types of alcohol to neutralize any remaining phenol. There are conflicting reports in the literature as to whether true neutralization or merely effective removal of excess phenol is needed. Read More

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Matrixplasty for the treatment of severe incurved toenail with growth plate deformity.

Authors:
J-Young Kim

J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2012 May-Jun;102(3):198-204

Heymin General Hospital, 627-3, Jayang dong, Gwangjingu, Seoul, 443-191, Republic of Korea.

Background: Severely incurved toenails are accompanied by deformity of the toenail growth plate. In such a condition, partial removal of the nail and nail bed and simple unfolding of the nail itself frequently result in the recurrence of symptoms. We sought to design and develop a new technique for the treatment of incurved toenail with growth plate deformity and to report the results of treating this disease entity. Read More

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October 2012

Interventions for ingrowing toenails.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2012 Apr 18(4):CD001541. Epub 2012 Apr 18.

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden,

Background: Ingrowing toenails are a common problem in which part of the nail penetrates the skinfold alongside the nail, creating a painful area. Different non-surgical and surgical interventions for ingrowing toenails are available, but there is no consensus about a standard first-choice treatment.

Objectives: To evaluate the effects of non-surgical and surgical interventions in a medical setting for ingrowing toenails, with the aim of relieving symptoms and preventing regrowth of the nail edge or recurrence of the ingrowing toenail. Read More

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Efficacy of intraoperative surgical irrigation with polihexanide and nitrofurazone in reducing bacterial load after nail removal surgery.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2011 Feb 26;64(2):328-35. Epub 2010 Nov 26.

Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Background: A common challenge of nail avulsion surgery is the associated bacterial contamination and infection that can manifest. The toe has a difficult anatomy to antiseptically prepare and properly maintain throughout the surgical procedure, lending to this widespread problem.

Objective: We conducted a controlled, prospective randomized study to examine the antiseptic efficacy of 3 intraoperative irrigation methods during nail avulsion surgery. Read More

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February 2011

Evidence of the efficacy of alcohol lavage in the phenolization treatment of ingrown toenails.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2011 Jul 6;25(7):794-8. Epub 2010 Oct 6.

Departamento de Farmacia y Tecnología Farmacéutica, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Background: For treatment of ingrown toenails, a phenolization is often chosen. Many reports describe an intra-operative irrigation or lavage of the wound with various types of alcohol to neutralize any residual phenol from this treatment. There are conflicting reports in the literature as to whether a true neutralization is required or merely effective removal of excess phenol. Read More

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[Ingrown nail: A new cause of chronic perionyxis].

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2010 Oct 1;137(10):645-7. Epub 2010 Sep 1.

CHU Ibn Rochd, Casablanca, Maroc.

Background: Retronychia is the phenomenon of ingrown nail resulting in inflammation of the proximal subungual fold and is a newly described entity. Herein, we report a new case revealed through chronic proximal perionyxis.

Patients And Methods: A 52-year-old woman followed up for hypothyroidism, for which she was receiving treatment, consulted for pain in the lateral fold of the left big toe that had been ongoing for four months and for which glomic tumour was the suspected cause. Read More

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October 2010

Autologous "foreign body" as a sequel of improper cutting of an ingrowing toe nail?

Dermatol Online J 2009 Jul 15;15(7):12. Epub 2009 Jul 15.

We report on a 63-year-old male who suffered from an ingrown toenail affecting the left first digit for several years. Medical history revealed that repeated vigorous nail plate trimming by the patient relieve the red, painful swelling of his great toe. Furthermore, Emmert onychoplasty as well as non-invasive procedures did not achieve improvement. Read More

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[Comparison of phenol applications of different durations for the cauterization of the germinal matrix: an efficacy and safety study].

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 2009 Aug-Oct;43(4):298-302

Department of Dermatology, Dişkapi Yildirim Beyazit Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Objectives: Partial nail avulsion with phenol matricectomy is one of the most widely performed procedures for the treatment of ingrowing nails. We compared phenol applications of different durations with respect to efficacy and safety.

Methods: The study included 148 ingrowing nails (grade 2-3) of 110 patients (54 males, 56 females). Read More

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[Partial removal of nail matrix in the treatment of ingrowing toe nail].

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 2008 May-Jul;42(3):174-7

Mareşal Cakmak Asker Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Bölümü.

Objectives: Ingrowing toe nail is a frequent disorder of the foot. In this study, we evaluated the results of surgical treatment of ingrowing toe nail.

Methods: Sixty-two patients (31 males, 31 females; mean age 38 years; range 11 to 72 years) with ingrowing toe nail underwent partial removal of the nail matrix according to the Winograd technique. Read More

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January 2009

Clinical study of treatment for recalcitrant ingrown toenail by partial distal phalanx removal.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2009 Oct 3;62(10):1327-30. Epub 2008 Aug 3.

Department of Hand Surgery, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Sciences and Technology, Wuhan 430022, China.

The aim of this study was to identify putative aetiological factors of recalcitrant ingrown toenail and then to introduce a new surgical technique for its treatment on the basis of this identification. We found that many of our patients had an upturned morphology on the distal phalanx beneath the recalcitrant ingrown toenail. We thereby designed a new operative technique to treat this problem. Read More

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October 2009

The occasional removal of an ingrowing toenail.

Can J Rural Med 2005 ;10(3):173-80

Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, BC.

The ingrowing toenail is a painful foot condition that can be treated by most rural physicians. If it is not too severe, conservative management can be initiated first. If the situation is not improving or is worsening, removal of the nail plate with destruction of the nail matrix, by either surgical or chemical matricectomy, is indicated. Read More

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October 2005

Surgical treatments for ingrowing toenails.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2005 Apr 18(2):CD001541. Epub 2005 Apr 18.

UK Cochrane Centre, Summertown Pavilion, Middle Way, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK, OX2 7LG.

Background: Ingrowing toenails are a common condition which, when recurrent and painful, are often treated surgically.

Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of methods of the surgical treatment of ingrowing toenails.

Search Strategy: Electronic database searching (CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL) followed by investigation of reference lists of the papers identified from the initial search. Read More

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Modified Emmet's operation for ingrown nails using the Er:YAG laser.

Authors:
U Wollina

J Cosmet Laser Ther 2004 May;6(1):38-40

Department of Dermatology, Hospital Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany.

Background: Ingrowing nails are a common problem. Standard procedure is surgery according to Emmet (a gynecologist) or Emmert (a surgeon) where postoperative pain, swelling and bleeding are major side effects and traumatic damage of the nail organ is not completely avoidable. Laser surgery may provide an alternative with less tissue damage. Read More

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Treatment of severe deformities of the toenails by the modified Zadik method with artificial skin.

Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 2004 ;38(3):155-9

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Akita Red Cross Hospital, Akita, Japan.

A number of operations have been devised to treat ingrowing toenails and pincer nails, and they have given good aesthetic and functional results. However, there have been few reports of operations for the treatment of severe nail deformities caused by damage to the matrix of the nail by injury, or by inappropriate removal of the nail or intractable onychomycosis or cardiovascular or neurological disorders. In 1950, Zadik reported a radical technique for ingrown nails and pincer nails: after avulsion of the nail, the matrix was excised completely and the posterior nail wall was sutured to the nail bed as an advancement flap. Read More

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September 2004

Wedge excision of the nail fold in the treatment of ingrown toenail.

Ann Plast Surg 2004 Jun;52(6):617-20

Division of Plastic Surgery, Campus Bio-Medico University, Rome, Italy.

Many treatment modalities of ingrown toenail are reported in the literature, often associated with unacceptably high recurrence rate. The authors present their technique, which aims at reducing the convexity of the nail fold. After complete removal of the nail plate and accurate debridement of the granulomatous tissue, a wedge-shaped ellipsis of skin and subcutaneous tissue, lateral to the affected nail fold, is removed. Read More

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Nail-splinting technique for ingrown nails: the therapeutic effects and the proper removal time of the splint.

Dermatol Surg 2003 Jul;29(7):745-8

Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea.

Background: An ingrown nail is a common disorder that occurs most frequently in the great toe and causes much discomfort in patients. Although many therapeutic methods have been described, most of them can lead to severe damage to the nail or to frequent relapses. The nail-splinting technique is known to be a noninvasive therapeutic method for treating an ingrown nail. Read More

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