What is the prevalence of paronychia?

Updated: Oct 09, 2020
  • Author: Elizabeth M Billingsley, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Paronychia is the most common hand infection in the United States, representing 35% of these disorders. [3] The infection is more common in women than in men, with a female-to-male ratio of 3:1.


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