Nail disorders are a specialised group of disorders which are often neglected during post graduate teaching. This book aims to provide a comprehensive review covering the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of nail disorders. It discusses the basics of nail unit, common conditions like infections, tumours and genetic diseases, diagnostic armamentarium involved in nail diseases like KOH mount, onychoscopy, imaging and surgical management of nail diseases which includes anaesthesia of nail unit, nail biopsy and advanced nail procedures including video demonstration of such procedures. This book elaborates on nails in systemic diseases and briefly covers nail cosmetics and nail photography.
Key Features: Comprehensively reviews nail disorders Includes diagnosis, therapeutic and surgical aspect Discusses Onychoscopy Reviews the importance of nail photography
Part 1: History and Normal nail 1. History of nail diseases Amiya Kumar Mukhopadhyaya 2. Nail anatomy and physiology Pooja Arora Mrig, Neha Meena 3. Nail unit signs Niharika Ranjan Lal, Piyush Kumar, Rizwana Barkat 4. An approach to nail examination Shiha Bansal, Neha Kumar Part 2: Diagnostics 5. Laboratory investigations of nail diseases Shukla Das, RichaTigga 6. Imaging in nail diseases Kalpana Bhat, Swagata ArvindTambe, Hemangi R. Jerajani, Deepak Bhatt , Chitra S. Nayak 7. Onychoscopy and nail fold capillaroscopy Deepak Jakhar, Archana Singal 8. Basics of onychopathology Eckart Haneke 9. Onychopathology of common nail diseases Sonal Sharma, Pooja Sharma Part 3: Nail Unit Abnormalities 10. Nail plate abnormalities Balachandra S. Ankad, Savitha L Beergouder 11. Chromonychia Michela Starace, Aurora Alessandrini, Bianca Maria Piraccini 12. Ingrown nail Azzam Alkhalifah, Bertrand Richert Part 4: Inflammatory nail diseases 13. Nail psoriasis Chander Grover, Subuhi Kaul 14. Nail lichen planus Iffat Hassan, Mohammad Abid Keen, Yasmeen Jabeen Bhat 15. Trachyonychia Archana Singal, M.N. Kayarkatte Part 5: Infective Nail Diseases 16. Dermatophytic onychomycosis Malcolm Pinto, Manjunath Shenoi 17. Non-dermatophytic onychomycosis Avner Shemer 18. Infections and infestations of nail unit Vineet Relhan, Vikrant Choubey Part 6: Nail in Dermatological and Systemic Diseases; Occupation and Drug Induced Nail Changes 19. Nail in dermatological diseases Piyush Kumar, Niharika Ranjan Lal 20. Nails in systemic diseases Bela J. Shah 21. Occupational nail diseases Deepika Pandhi, Vandana Kataria 22. Chronic Paronychia Santoshdev P Rathod, Pooja Agarwal 23. Nail changes due to systemic drugs Vijay Zawar, Manoj Pawar Part 7: Nail in Special Populations 24. Nail in children: Congenital and hereditary diseases Taru Garg, Sarita Sanke 25. Nail in elderly population Savitha AS, Shashikumar BM Part 8: Nail Unit Tumors 26. Benign tumors Eckart Haneke 27. Malignant tumors Eckart Haneke Part 9: Psychocutaneous Nail Disorders 28. Nail tic disorders Ishmeet Kaur, Archana Singal Part 10: Surgical Management of Nail Diseases 29. Basics of nail surgery Shilpa Kapanigowda, Biju Vasudevan 30. Anesthesia of the nail unit Shekhar Neema, Dipali Rathod 31. Biopsy of the nail unit Sushil Tahiliani, Harsh Tahiliani 32. Injection therapy for nail disorders B.B. Mahajan, Jyotisterna Mittal, Khayati Singla, Parul Chojer 33. Surgery for benign tumors Eckart Haneke Part 11: Nail Cosmetics 34. Nail care and nail cosmetics Soni Nanda, Sonal Bansal 35. The science of nail polish, nail polish remover, and nail moisturizers Somodyuti Chandra, Anupam Das Part 12: Miscellaneous Conditions 36. Nail degloving syndrome Robert Baran 37. Miscellaneous nail conditions Sunil K. Kothiwala, Piyush Kumar 38. Photography of the nail unit Sanjeev Gupta, Kartikay Aggarwal