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Title: What are the best management strategies for ingrown toenails?
Author: Lyon, Corey
Keywords: nail plate
nail fold
phenolization
Date: 2008-07
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 11(7): 03.
Series/Report no.: Help Desk Answers
Abstract: 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.)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/7346

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