Nail unit as affected by large number of disorders but with a limited presentation. Common conditions affecting the nail are fungal infections parasitic, viral infections inflammation of nail which is both infectious and non infectious.
Diseases of the skin affects the nails. Systemic diseases, tumours, drugs can also manifest with nail changes.
Various therapeutic techniques and treatment modalities for nail include:
Nail biopsy, ingrown toe nail treatment with nail surgery, pus around nail , discoloration and brittleness of nails caused by fungal infections are treated medically.