Level of trace elements in serum and toenail samples of patients with onychocryptosis (ingrown toenail) and onychomycosis


KILINÇ E., BUTURAK B., Alkan F. A.

JOURNAL OF TRACE ELEMENTS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, cilt.61, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 61
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2020.126509
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF TRACE ELEMENTS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY

Özet

Background: Onychocryptosis (ingrown toenail) and onychomycosis are common pathologies of the toenail and affecting many people. Since levels of trace elements have been shown to vary in certain diseases, in the presented work, chromium (Cr), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), magnesium (Mg), manganese (Mn), selenium (Se), and zinc (Zn) levels of toenail and serum samples of healthy individuals and patients with onychocryptosis and onychomycosis were compared.