Ingrown toenail

Onychocryptosis; Unguis incarnatus; Surgical nail avlusion; Matrix excision

An ingrown toenail occurs when the edge of the nail grows down and into the skin of the toe.

Ingrown toenail

An ingrown toenail is a condition in which the edge of the toenail grows into the skin of the toe. The big toe is most commonly affected. Symptoms include pain, redness, and swelling around the toenail.



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