Jogger's toenail

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 May;48(5 Suppl):S58-9. doi: 10.1067/mjd.2003.121.


Sports-related toenail abnormalities result from trauma during specific athletic events. A case is presented of jogger's toenail that developed in a patient who had just begun a running program. The cause, diagnosis, and management of jogger's toenail are discussed. Knowledge of myriad toenail disorders associated with sporting events helps the clinician to avoid misdiagnosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Ergonomics
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nail Diseases / etiology*
  • Nail Diseases / pathology
  • Nails / pathology*
  • Running / injuries*
  • Shoes