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Contact information

St-Elisabeth site - Uccle
02-614 20 00
St-Michel site - Etterbeek
02-614 30 00
Bella Vita Medical Center
02-614 42 00

Nail diseases and surgery


Nails are appendages that prove to be very useful when handling items (taking objects, etc.). Their pathology and diagnosis come within in the purview of the dermatologist. 

The most common pathologies are fungal or bacterial infections, loosening of the nail, thick nails, ingrown nails... In addition to a rather unattractive appearance, nail diseases can also be quite painful. In any event, the dermatologist can provide a suitable treatment.

Surgery on ingrown nails is performed under local anaesthesia in a medical practice. Some tumours, which are more dangerous and lead to a deformation of the nail, must be rapidly diagnosed. They sometimes require a biopsy.