- Paronychia is also a genus of plants. See Paronychia (plant)
Paronychia is an often tender infection or inflammation around the base of the nail fold. It can start suddenly (acute paronychia) or gradually (chronic paronychia).
Prosector's paronychia is a primary inoculation of tuberculosisof the skin and nails, named after its association with prosectors, who prepare specimens for dissection.
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