Also known as Nail Abnormality
Irregular appearing nails is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of irregular appearing nails are ingrown toe nail, onychomycosis, and pyogenic skin infection. Other possible causes, such as callus, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with irregular appearing nails, 42% report having foot or toe pain, 18% report having abnormal appearing skin, and 15% report having skin on leg or foot looks infected.
Patients with irregular appearing nails often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), excision, wound care management, other non-or therapeutic procedures on skin and breast, examination of foot, incision and drainage, other therapeutic procedures and biopsy .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with irregular appearing nails include cephalexin, terbinafine topical, povidone iodine topical (betadine), clotrimazole topical, ciclopirox topical, oxiconazole topical, terbinafine (lamisil), phenol topical, ketoconazole, itraconazole, dimethyl sulfoxide topical, naftifine topical and tolnaftate topical .
Groups of people at highest risk for irregular appearing nails include race/ethnicity = hispanic age 5-14 years.