What are the best management strategies for ingrown toenails?
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Partial nail avulsion with phenol application to the matrix is more effective in preventing symptomatic recurrence than complete matrix excision or partial avulsion without phenol. The use of phenol is associated with an additional risk of postoperative infection. (SOR A, based on a meta-analysis.)
Evidence Based Practice 11(7): 03.