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Ingrown Nails (Ingrown Nail) Summary

Description: Excessive lateral nail growth into the nail fold. Because the lateral margin of the nail acts as a foreign body, inflammation and granulation may result. It is caused by improperly fitting shoes and by improper trimming of the nail.

Also Known As: Ingrown Nail; Nails, Ingrown; Nail, Ingrown

Networked: 40 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ingrown Nails

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 4
  2. Phenol (Carbolic Acid) : 5 results : FDA 1
  3. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGF Receptor) : 2 results : IBA
  4. Cosmetics : 2 results : IBA
  5. gefitinib (Iressa) : 2 results : FDA 1
  6. Taxoids : 1 result : IBA
  7. Anthracyclines : 1 result : IBA
  8. Protein-Tyrosine Kinases (Tyrosine Kinase) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Immunosuppressive Agents (Immunosuppressants) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Ingrown Nails

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Paronychia
  3. Infection
  4. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
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Key Therapies for Ingrown Nails

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  1. Solid-State Lasers : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Curettage : 1 study in 3 results
  3. Nerve Block (Nerve Blocks) : 1 study in 2 results
  4. Gas Lasers : 5 results
  5. Electrocoagulation (Electrocautery) : 3 results
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