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Nail Injuries (cont.)

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Anatomy of the fingernail. Top: the normal fingernail. Bottom: nail bed laceration with subungual hematoma.
Anatomy of the fingernail. Top: the normal fingernail. Bottom: nail bed laceration with subungual hematoma.

Medically reviewed by Norman Levine, MD; American Board of Dermatology


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