Onychotillomania: 2 case reports.

@article{Inglese2004Onychotillomania2C,
  title={Onychotillomania: 2 case reports.},
  author={Marc J Inglese and Heather R Haley and B E Elewski},
  journal={Cutis},
  year={2004},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={171-4}
}
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