Subungual Hematoma (Bleeding Under Nail) Topic Guide
Subungual Hematoma (Bleeding Under Nail): A subungual hematoma is a collection of blood in the space between the nailbed and fingernail. Subungual hematoma results from a direct injury to the fingernail. Symptoms and signs include a dark discoloration under the nail and intense pain. Treatment involves:
Nail Injuries Injuries to the fingernails and toenails can range in seriousness from a simple bruise to complete separation from the nail bed. The nail may be permanently deformed as a result.
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