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Definition of Onychogryphosis

  1. Onychogryphosis is a condition in which the nail curvature is increased and enlarged; the nail becomes thicker and curves, sometimes extending over the tip of the finger or toe; this condition results in inflammation and pain if the nail grows into the skin; the cause of this disorder is unknown. Sometimes called “Ram’s Horn.”


Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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