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Pincer Nails


Definition of Pincer Nails

  1. Excessive curvature of the nail plate that causes the nail to pinch into the soft tissue of the surrounding skin. A pincer nail, also called a trumpet nail, is one of four types of an ingrown nail; it’s often viewed as the most painful.

Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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