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• Section 1: History and Normal nail
1. History of Nail Diseases
2. Nail anatomy and physiology
3. Nail unit signs
4. An approach to Nail examination
• Section 2: Diagnostics
5. Laboratory investigations of nail diseases
6. Imaging in Nail diseases
7. Onychoscopy
8. Basics of Onychopathology
9. Onychopathology of common nail diseases
• Section 3: Nail unit abnormalities
10. Nail plate abnormalities
11. Chromonychia
12. Ingrown nail
• Section 4: Inflammatory nail diseases
13. Nail psoriasis
14. Nail lichen planus
15. Trachyonychia
• Section 5: Infective nail diseases
16. Dermatophytic onychomycosis
17. Non-dermatophytic onychomycosis
18. Infections and infestations of nail unit
• Section 6: Nail in Dermatological and Systemic diseases; Occupation and drug induced nail changes
19. Nail in Dermatological diseases
20. Nail in systemic diseases
21. Occupational nail diseases
22. Chronic Paronychia
23. Drug Induced Nail Changes
• Section 7: Nail in special population
24. Nail in children- Congenital and hereditary diseases
25. Nail in elderly population
• Section 8: Nail unit tumors
26. Benign tumors
27. Malignant tumors
• Section 9: Psychocutaneous nail disorders
28. Nail Tic disorders
• Section 10: Surgical management of Nail diseases
29. Basics of nail surgery
30. Anesthesia of the nail unit
31. Nail Biopsy techniques
32. Injection therapies for nail disorders
33. Surgery for benign tumors
• Section 11: Nail Cosmetics
34. Nail care and Nail cosmetics
35. Science of nail polish, nail polish removers and Nail moisturizers
• Section 12: Misc conditions
36. Nail Degloving syndrome
37. Miscellaneous Nail conditions
38. Photography of the nail unit

Nail disorders are a specialized group of disorders which are often neglected during post graduate teaching. This book aims to provide a comprehensive review covering the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of nail disorders. It discusses the basics of nail unit, common conditions like infections, tumors and genetic diseases, diagnostic armamentarium involved in nail diseases like KOH mount, onychoscopy, imaging and surgical management of nail diseases which includes anesthesia of nail unit, nail biopsy and advanced nail procedures including video demonstration of such procedures. This book elaborates on nails in systemic diseases and briefly covers nail cosmetics and nail photography.

Key Features
• Comprehensively reviews nail disorders
• Includes diagnosis, therapeutic and surgical aspect
• Discusses Onychoscopy
• Reviews the importance of nail photography
• Includes video demonstration of nail surgery

• Dr. Archana Singal is Director Professor in Dermatology at University College of Medical Sciences, and GTB hospital, New Delhi. She is member of national academy of medical sciences (MNAMS). She did her clinical and research fellowship from University of Sydney, Australia and was awarded commonwealth fellowship in the year 2012. She is the foremost authority on nail diseases in India and is founder president of Nail Society of India. She has more than 160 publications in indexed journals and more than 25 chapters in various dermatology textbooks. She is also the Chief Editor of the book titled "Comprehensive approach to Infections in Dermatology" and section editor for IADVL postgraduate textbook. She was awarded IADVL Systopic oration in 2013, Sardarilal Memorial Award in 2010 for academic excellence and Dermosource innovation award in 2015. She has been organising chairperson for ONYCHOCON in 2013 and 2015 and scientific chairperson for DAAS summit in 2014-17. She has been past president of IADVL, Delhi state branch (2009), member IADVL academy 2009-2011, chairman ethics committee 2012 and coordinator SIG genodermatoses(2013-16).
• Dr. (Major)Shekhar Neema is an alumnus of Armed Forces Medical College. He excelled in MBBS with ten distinctions to his name and was awarded President Gold Medal for best academic record in year 2006. He was awarded gold medal from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) in MD Dermatology. He has done ISD fellowship at Ludwig Maxmilian University, Munich. He has more than 20 publications in indexed journals and has authored many chapters in various dermatology text books. He is the Chief Editor of book titled "Dermoscopy in Darker Skin" and has been involved as assistant editor in various books namely IADVL Atlas of Dermatology, Clinical Correlations in Dermatology and ACSI textbook of procedural dermatology. Immunodermatology, dermatotherapeutics, dermatosurgery and dermoscopy are his special interest areas. He is presently an Assistant Professor at Command Hospital, Kolkata.
• Dr. Piyush Kumar finished his post-graduation in Dermatology from Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata in 2011. His interest in academics made him choose medical college as career and is currently working as Associate Professor. He has published more than 100 papers in indexed national and international journals and has contributed many chapters in various books. His areas of interest are clinical dermatology, dermatopathology, nail disorders and genital dermatoses.