Recalcitrant ingrowing nails. Surgical approaches

J Dermatol Surg Oncol. 1992 Aug;18(8):744-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.1992.tb02009.x.


Ingrowing toenails are a very common condition that has a significant associated morbidity. Although treated by practitioners of many specialties, most doctors have minimal training in this area. In this overview, an algorithm will be used to direct in an efficient and pain minimizing way the management of recalcitrant ingrowing nails.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Methods
  • Nails / surgery
  • Nails, Ingrown / surgery*
  • Recurrence