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Definition of Onychocryptosis (Ingrown Nails)

  1. Onychocryptos, another name for ingrown nails, isa condition of the fingers and toes in which the nail grows into the sides of the tissue around the nail; improper filing of the nail and poor-fitting shoes are two causes of this disorder.

Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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