A Tender Subungual Growth

  • Mohammad Ali El-Darouti
  • Faiza Mohamed Al-Ali


A teenager presented with a slightly tender subungual nodule of the big toenail that had been growing over 2 years. Histological features confirmed the diagnosis of an unusual benign tumor.


Skeletal neoplasm Chondrocytes Osteocytes Subungual nodule Benign tumor Exostosis Surgical removal 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Ali El-Darouti
    • 1
  • Faiza Mohamed Al-Ali
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of MedicineCairo UniversityCairoEgypt
  2. 2.Dubai Health AuthorityRashid HospitalDubaiUnited Arab Emirates

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