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Figure 2: Steps of surgery. After proximal digital block, exsanguination, and tourniquet, the ectopic nail was completely avulsed (A). This exposed the matrix from which the nail plate was arising (B). Redundant tissue was surgically removed and matricectomy was done with 88% phenol applied for 1min within the PNF pocket (C)

Figure 2: Steps of surgery. After proximal digital block, exsanguination, and tourniquet, the ectopic nail was completely avulsed (A). This exposed the matrix from which the nail plate was arising (B). Redundant tissue was surgically removed and matricectomy was done with 88% phenol applied for 1min within the PNF pocket (C)