What are the sexual predilections of ingrown nails?

Updated: Nov 06, 2020
  • Author: Amira M Elbendary, MBBCh, MSc; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Ingrown nail has a reported male-to-female ratio of 3:1. In reported cases of retronychia, a female predominance has been noted. [1]  A 2018 epidemiologic study revealed increased incidence and a higher prevalence in females. [16]

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