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Image Number 1470 (Chronic paronychia)


Diagnosis: Chronic paronychia

Site: Nails

Sex: F

Age: 37


Description: Bolster-like swelling of the proximal nail fold.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: An adult housewife who exposed daily to moisture for long periods developed painless erythematous pillow-like swelling of the proximal nail folds chiefly of the right predominant hand associated with cuticular loss of affected fingers and ridging and crumbling of the nail plates.

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