In vivo measurement of water content of the fingernail and its seasonal change.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Recently, there has been increasing awareness regardless keeping nails in good condition. Maintenance of an optimum water level in the nail plate is very important since water content affects the nail condition. However, a simple method for in vivo measurement of water in the nail plate quantitatively has not been reported. In this study, we… (More)

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@article{Egawa2006InVM, title={In vivo measurement of water content of the fingernail and its seasonal change.}, author={Mariko Egawa and Yukihiro Ozaki and Motoji Takahashi}, journal={Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) [and] International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) [and] International Society for Skin Imaging}, year={2006}, volume={12 2}, pages={126-32} }