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Nail Tumors: Clinical Overview

Chapter

Abstract

Clinical signs of common ungual tumors and pseudotumors will be reviewed in this chapter. Thus, the characteristics of glomus tumors, onychomatricomas, fibrous tumors, exostosis, warts, and myxoid cysts, among other conditions will be analyzed.

Knowledge of the clinical manifestations of these nail entities can provide useful data for performing the ultrasound examinations. At the same time, the anatomical data delivered by ultrasound can improve the management of the ungual lesions.

Keywords

Tuberous Sclerosis Giant Cell Tumor Ingrown Toenail Glomus Tumor Distal Phalanx 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nail Diseases CenterCannesFrance
  2. 2.Department of Gustave Roussy Cancer InstituteVillejuifFrance

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