Phalangeal osteomyelitis due to nail biting

Antonella Tosti, A. M. Peluso, F. Bardazzi, R. Morelli, F. Bassi

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Abstract

The authors report a 39-year-old man who developed a phalangeal osteomyelitis of the right thumb in consequence of nail biting. Cultures grew Staphylococcus aureus. Treatment with intravenous teicoplamine 400 mg/day for 3 weeks resulted in complete cure of infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)206-207
Number of pages2
JournalActa Dermato-Venereologica
Volume74
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 3 1994
Externally publishedYes

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Nail Biting
Thumb
Osteomyelitis
Staphylococcus aureus
Infection
Therapeutics

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  • Dermatology

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Tosti, A., Peluso, A. M., Bardazzi, F., Morelli, R., & Bassi, F. (1994). Phalangeal osteomyelitis due to nail biting. Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 74(3), 206-207.

Phalangeal osteomyelitis due to nail biting. / Tosti, Antonella; Peluso, A. M.; Bardazzi, F.; Morelli, R.; Bassi, F.

In: Acta Dermato-Venereologica, Vol. 74, No. 3, 03.06.1994, p. 206-207.

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Tosti, A, Peluso, AM, Bardazzi, F, Morelli, R & Bassi, F 1994, 'Phalangeal osteomyelitis due to nail biting', Acta Dermato-Venereologica, vol. 74, no. 3, pp. 206-207.
Tosti A, Peluso AM, Bardazzi F, Morelli R, Bassi F. Phalangeal osteomyelitis due to nail biting. Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 1994 Jun 3;74(3):206-207.
Tosti, Antonella ; Peluso, A. M. ; Bardazzi, F. ; Morelli, R. ; Bassi, F. / Phalangeal osteomyelitis due to nail biting. In: Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 1994 ; Vol. 74, No. 3. pp. 206-207.
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