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Figure 7: Treatment with phenol matricectomy. (a) ingrowing toenail Stage III. (b) frontal view showing granulation tissue and hypertrophy around the ingrowing nail plate. (c) Lateral nail plate avulsion with excision of granulation tissue. (d) Lateral chemical matricectomy with 88% phenol. (e) Neutralization of phenol with povidone-iodine alcohol solution. (f) Regrowth of a narrow nail without recurrence at 6 months

Figure 7: Treatment with phenol matricectomy. (a) ingrowing toenail Stage III. (b) frontal view showing granulation tissue and hypertrophy around the ingrowing nail plate. (c) Lateral nail plate avulsion with excision of granulation tissue. (d) Lateral chemical matricectomy with 88% phenol. (e) Neutralization of phenol with povidone-iodine alcohol solution. (f) Regrowth of a narrow nail without recurrence at 6 months