Chapter 3. The Nail in Childhood and Old Age

  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. Baran,
  2. R.P.R. Dawber and
  3. D.A.R. de Berker

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694947.ch3

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

Baran, R., Dawber, R.P.R. and de Berker, D.A.R. (2008) The Nail in Childhood and Old Age, 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.ch3

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:

  • onychomycosis;
  • chronic paronychia;
  • neonatal candidosis;
  • alopecia areata;
  • longitudinal melanonychia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Childhood

  • Composition and Morphology of the Nail in Childhood

  • Nail Plate Changes

  • Soft Tissue Features

  • Infection

  • Miscellaneous

  • The Nail in Old Age

  • Aetiology of Senile Changes

  • Linear Nail Growth

  • Variations in the Contour of the Nail

  • Variations in the Colour

  • Variations in Thickness and Consistency

  • Mechanical Factors and Nail Changes

  • Ingrowing Toenail

  • Tumours in the Nail Area

  • Nail Fungal Infection