Nail Picking Disorder

Nail Picking Disorder (Onychotillomania)

Patients with nail picking disorder repetitively manipulate the nail unit in an uncommon and likely underreported condition. Onychophagia is known among doctors as a nail biting disorder, while onychotillomania is a nail picking disorder. There are a few nonspecific features associated with onychotillomania, including bony fingernails and nails with a bizarre morphology and nail bed and…

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