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Finger Infection (cont.)

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paronychia, hangnail, onychia lateralis, onychia periungualis, felon, whitlow, herpetic whitlow, cellulitis, flexor tenosynovitis, pyogenic flexor tenosynovitis, tendosynovitis, deep space infections, collar button abscess, finger injury, finger infection, onychomycosis

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Paronychia is a soft tissue infection around a fingernail.

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