Nail disorders are a specialized group of disorders which are often neglected during post graduate teaching. This book aims to provide a comprehensive review covering the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of nail disorders. It discusses the basics of nail unit, common conditions like infections, tumors and genetic diseases, diagnostic armamentarium involved in nail diseases like KOH mount, onychoscopy, imaging and surgical management of nail diseases which includes anesthesia of nail unit, nail biopsy and advanced nail procedures including video demonstration of such procedures. This book elaborates on nails in systemic diseases and briefly covers nail cosmetics and nail photography.

Key Features

  • Comprehensively reviews nail disorders
  • Includes diagnosis, therapeutic and surgical aspect
  • Discusses Onychoscopy
  • Reviews the importance of nail photography


part 1|1 pages

History and Normal Nail

part 3|1 pages

Nail Unit Abnormalities

part 4|1 pages

Inflammatory Nail Diseases

chapter 13|19 pages

Nail psoriasis

chapter 15|8 pages


part 5|1 pages

Infective Nail Diseases

part 6|1 pages

Nail in Dermatological and Systemic Diseases; Occupation and Drug Induced Nail Changes

part 7|1 pages

Nail in Special Populations

part 8|1 pages

Nail Unit Tumors

chapter 26|39 pages

Benign tumors

chapter 27|30 pages

Malignant tumors

part 9|1 pages

Psychocutaneous Nail Disorders

chapter 28|9 pages

Nail tic disorders

part 10|1 pages

Surgical Management of Nail Diseases

part 11|1 pages

Nail Cosmetics

part 12|1 pages

Miscellaneous Conditions