JOURNAL OF TRACE ELEMENTS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, vol.61, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JOURNAL OF TRACE ELEMENTS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY
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Onychocryptosis, Onychomycosis, Trace elements, Toenails, serum, Magnesium, TRICHOPHYTON-RUBRUM, SELENIUM DEFICIENCY, CANCER RISK, CHROMIUM, HEALTH, NAILS, ZINC
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.