Subungual exostosis

By |2022-02-17T17:01:32+11:00August 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

I see a regular amount of subungual exostosis throughout the year. Typically they have been treated as ingrown toenails (IGTN) first. The GP and the podiatrist may assume it is hypergranulation tissue or some other sign of an IGTN and, in some situations, a PNA may have been carried out (not in this situation). When the [...]

Hypergranulation tissue

By |2022-02-20T11:39:27+11:00July 27th, 2021|Ingrown Toenails|

Just a reminder of the importance of removing hypergranulation tissue during a partial nail avulsion with penalisation (PNA). This young boy had this recalcitrant ingrown toenail for over a year (hence the length of the nail). His GP and podiatrist had attempted various options over the year including previous surgery; all unsuccessful. The nail was obviously [...]

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