Ingrowing toenail

Ingrowing toenail --> ingrown nail

a toenail, one edge of which is overgrown by the nailfold, producing a pyogenic granuloma; due to faulty trimming of the toenails or pressure from a tight shoe.

Synonym: ingrowing toenail, onychocryptosis, onyxis, unguis aduncus, unguis incarnatus.

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