1. Science of the Nail Apparatus

  1. Robert Baran MD1,2,
  2. David A. R. de Berker MD3,
  3. Mark Holzberg MD4 and
  4. Luc Thomas MD, PhD5
  1. David A. R. de Berker MD3 and
  2. Robert Baran MD1,2

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118286715.ch1

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

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

How to Cite

de Berker, D. A. R. and Baran, R. (2012) Science of the Nail Apparatus, in Baran & Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Fourth Edition (eds R. Baran, D. A. R. de Berker, M. Holzberg and L. Thomas), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118286715.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Franche-Comté, Cannes, France

  2. 2

    Gustave Roussy Cancer Institute, Villejuif Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France

  3. 3

    Bristol Dermatology Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK

  4. 4

    Department of Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

  5. 5

    Department of Dermatology, Lyon 1 University, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre Bénite, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Franche-Comté, Cannes, France

  2. 2

    Gustave Roussy Cancer Institute, Villejuif Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France

  3. 3

    Bristol Dermatology Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470657355

Online ISBN: 9781118286715

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Keywords:

  • Embryology;
  • Electron microscopy;
  • Nail bed and hyponychium;
  • Nail folds;
  • Nail plate;
  • Venous drainage;
  • Nail proteins;
  • Radiology;
  • Profilometry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gross anatomy and terminology

  • Embryology

  • Regional anatomy

  • Vascular supply

  • Nerve supply

  • Comparative anatomy and function

  • Physiology

  • Physical properties of nails

  • Imaging of the nail apparatus

  • References