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Potential Complications and Their Management

  • Bertrand Richert
  • Nilton Di Chiacchio
  • Marie Caucanas
  • Nilton Gioia Di Chiacchio
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Abstract

Complications may be reduced to a minimum by preventive measures, such as careful patient selection, sterile technique, accurate procedure and meticulous care of the nail matrix. The nail surgeon should never abandon a patient showing complications. The more surgery is performed, the more complications may arise. Their recognition and management is part of the patient’s follow-up.

Keywords

Nail Complications Infection Dystrophy Necrosis Post op pain Dysesthesia Bleeding Reflex sympathetic dystrophy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bertrand Richert
    • 1
  • Nilton Di Chiacchio
    • 2
  • Marie Caucanas
    • 3
  • Nilton Gioia Di Chiacchio
    • 4
  1. 1.CHU BrugmannUniversité Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Dermatology ClinicHospital do Servidor Público MunicipalSão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.Clinique St Jean LanguedocToulouseFrance
  4. 4.Hospital do Servidor Público MunicipalSão PauloBrazil

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