A simple technique for partial or complete destruction of the nail matrix with the use of phenol alcohol is outlined. A retrospective analysis of 30 random patients suggests that it has a low morbidity, is easy to perform, and has a high success rate. Therefore, it offers an excellent option to cold steel surgery, especially for the nonsurgically oriented dermatologist.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Archives of Dermatology|
|State||Published - Mar 1984|
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