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Figure 2: Surgery of the nail. (a) Partial avulsion of the nail plate. In the proximal nail bed a soft tumour is visible. (b) Complete excision of the proximal nail bed tumour. Thereafter, a longitudinal cut was made to remove the remaining part of the tumor underneath the proximal nail fold. (c) Suturing of the proximal nail fold and use of nail plate as a protective shield. (d) Two weeks later with uncomplicated healing

Figure 2: Surgery of the nail. (a) Partial avulsion of the nail plate. In the proximal nail bed a soft tumour is visible. (b) Complete excision of the proximal nail bed tumour. Thereafter, a longitudinal cut was made to remove the remaining part of the tumor underneath the proximal nail fold. (c) Suturing of the proximal nail fold and use of nail plate as a protective shield. (d) Two weeks later with uncomplicated healing