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Subungual fibroma - Nail and Distal Digit
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Subungual fibroma - Nail and Distal Digit

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Contributors: Bertrand Richert MD, Robert Baran MD
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Synopsis

Subungual fibroma is a painless, slow-growing tumor seen in the nail apparatus. They can be spherical or oval in shape and firm or elastic in consistency. Fibromas may become cherry shaped or polypoid and lift the nail in the distal subungual area. In addition to deformity of the nail, displacement of the pulp and erosion of the distal phalanx may be observed. When it occurs on the dorsal aspect of the proximal fold or on the nail bed, it is more often spherical than ovoid. Fibroma of the matrix results in nail dystrophy and can vary from a longitudinal canal, to bulging, to thinning of the nail plate.

Codes

ICD10CM:
D21.9 – Benign neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue, unspecified

SNOMEDCT:
39295002 – Subungual fibroma

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Subungual fibroma : Onycholysis - lifting nail, Solitary nail or digit, Subungual papule or tumor, Toenails
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