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Acute paronychia

Acute paronychia. Acute paronychia is regularly caused by Staphylococcus aureus. The infection often attacks the matrix region strongly enough to cause a temporary disturbance of nail growth. Wet work and damage of the cuticle - accidental or habit are risk factors.

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