Wedge excision of the nail fold in the treatment of ingrown toenail.

@article{Persichetti2004WedgeEO,
  title={Wedge excision of the nail fold in the treatment of ingrown toenail.},
  author={Paolo Persichetti and Pierfranco Simone and Giancarlo Li Vecchi and Filippo Di Lella and Barbara Cagli and Giovanni Francesco Marangi},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={617-20}
}
Many treatment modalities of ingrown toenail are reported in the literature, often associated with unacceptably high recurrence rate. The authors present their technique, which aims at reducing the convexity of the nail fold. After complete removal of the nail plate and accurate debridement of the granulomatous tissue, a wedge-shaped ellipsis of skin and… CONTINUE READING