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Onychodystrophy With Associated Polymicrobial Distal Phalanx Osteomyelitis

Jeffery B. Shackelton, MD; Robert J. Goitz, MD; Joseph C. English, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(11):1330-1332. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.302.
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Correspondence: Dr English, Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop St, Ste 3880, Presby South Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (englishjc@upmc.edu).

Financial Disclosure: None reported.

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Figure 1. Preoperative images. A, Right third digit onychodystrophy. B, Corresponding radiograph revealing a lucency in the tuft of the distal phalanx.

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Figure 2. Three-month postoperative images. A, Right third digit 3 months postoperatively. B, Corresponding radiograph 3 months postoperatively with minimal bone regrowth.

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