Bud's Common and Simples - Fingernail Avulsion Repair

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https://lacerationrepair.com/anatomic-regions/nailbed-injuries-part-ii/

Fingernail avulsions constitute a unique fingertip injury as they have the potential to result in long term nail deformity and impaired function if not repaired properly.  In order to treat these injuries effectively, the treating provider must understand the anatomy of the nail bed, nail root, and the intricacies of nail growth. In this brief video, Dr. George "Bud" Higgins shares with us how to assess and treat this injury to optimize our patient's chances for successful nail regrowth, function and cosmesis.

 

Posted by Jeffrey A. Holmes, MD