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Subungual Hematoma (Bleeding Under Nail) (cont.)

Subungual Hematoma Causes

  • Subungual hematomas most commonly form after a crush-type injury to the tip of the finger or toe.
  • This injury can occur in many ways:
    • Hitting your finger with a hammer
    • Dropping a heavy object on your toe
    • Closing your finger in a door
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/14/2014
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