Subungual nodule of the index finger in a 43 year old woman

    A plastic surgeon biopsied a nodule from the index finger of a 43 year old female. The surgeon said that the nodule was present beneath the nailbed, that it was "expanding" the bone of the distal phalanx and wondered about an "epidermal inclusion cyst". The nodule was biopsied to rule out malignancy.

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