Chapter 1. Science of the Nail Apparatus

  1. R. Baran MD1,
  2. R.P.R. Dawber MA, MB, ChB, FRCP2,
  3. D.A.R. de Berker MB, BS, MRCP3,
  4. E. Haneke Prof Dr Med4 and
  5. A. Tosti MD5
  1. R.P.R. Dawber,
  2. D.A.R. de Berker and
  3. R. Baran

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694947.ch1

Baran and Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Third Edition

Baran and Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Dawber, R.P.R., de Berker, D.A.R. and Baran, R. (2008) Science of the Nail Apparatus, in Baran and Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Third Edition (eds R. Baran, R.P.R. Dawber, D.A.R. de Berker, E. Haneke and A. Tosti), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694947.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Le Grand Palais, Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France

  2. 2

    Consultant Dermatologist and Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Dermatology, The Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Dermatology, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK

  4. 4

    Prof Dr Med, Klinikk Bunas, Sandvika, Oslo, Norway

  5. 5

    Professor of Dermatology, Istituto di Clinica Dermatologica, dell' Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053582

Online ISBN: 9780470694947

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Keywords:

  • magnetic resonance imaging;
  • keratin synthesis;
  • embryology;
  • morphogenesis;
  • nail apparatus

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Gross Anatomy and Terminology

  • References

  • Embryology

  • Regional Anatomy

  • Vascular Supply

  • Comparative Anatomy and Function

  • Physiology

  • Physical Properties of Nails

  • Imaging of the Nail Apparatus