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Wardrop's disease

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Acute inflammation of the nail bed (matrix) with fetid ulceration and loss of the nail.

Description

Acute inflammation of the nail bed (matrix) with fetid ulceration and loss of the nail, seen in very debilitated patients or in response to slight trauma.

Bibliography

  • J. Wardrop:
    An account of some diseases of the toes and fingers, with observation on their treatment.
    Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, London, 1814, 5: 129-143.

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