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This well known and widely read monograph is now presented in its second edition by the author, who is a recognized authority on this subject. In this edition new therapeutic principles have been added, as well as new illustrations and mention of many recent additions to the literature. The illustrations are of excellent quality and definitive. The book is set in large type, which allows easy reading.
For the sake of convenience and for purposes of classification the subject matter is divided into four chapters: conditions peculiar to the nails, onychodystrophies, ungual manifestations of dermatoses and systemic diseases and congenital conditions of the nails.
All known common and rare conditions of the nails are discussed and accurately described. Suggestions for treatment are simplified and are limited to those procedures which have been proved effective. There is a long list of occupations that are known to produce changes in the nails,