Intraoperative Dermatoscopic Features of Subungual Exostosis



1 Department of Dermatology, Faculty of medicine, Kırşehir Ahi Evran University, Kırşehir, Turkey

2 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kırşehir Ahi Evran University, Kırşehir, Turkey

3 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Düzce University, Düzce, Turkey


Subungual exostosis is a benign osteo-chondral overgrowth occurring on the distal phalanx beneath the nail plate. Dermatoscopic features of subungual exostosis have been described in a few studies, however, intraoperative dermatoscopic findings of the entity has not been described yet. Here we report intraoperative dermatoscopy of subungual exostosis in a young female patient.


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