October 1969

Onychodystrophies Secondary to Liquid Nitrogen Cryotherapy

Author Affiliations

Charlottesville, Va

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, Va.

Arch Dermatol. 1969;100(4):441-442. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610280059009

Onychodystrophies are described in two patients as a result of liquid nitrogen therapy for verrucae vulgaris. These changes should be added to the list of complications secondary to treatment with liquid nitrogen.