New tools in nail disorders.


Tumors of the nail unit may be difficult to diagnose because of the screening effect of the nail plate. In longitudinal melanonychia, several new promising techniques assist with early diagnosis of melanoma (in vivo matrix dermoscopy and immunohistochemistry) as well as sparing as much of the healthy tissues as is possible (shave biopsy technique… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.sder.2008.12.007

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