Onychotillomania: 2 case reports.

  title={Onychotillomania: 2 case reports.},
  author={Marc J Inglese and Heather R Haley and B E Elewski},
  volume={73 3},
Onychotillomania is an uncommon condition characterized by self-destruction of the fingernails and/or toenails by compulsive manipulation. We report 2 cases of onychotillomania with differing presentations in a young man and in an older man. Onychotillomania may be a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and we discuss the psychologic factors and… CONTINUE READING