Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
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DALANORA, Amelia et al. Onychophagia-induced phalanx destruction. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2007, vol.82, n.5, pp.475-476. ISSN 0365-0596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962007000500011.
The case of a 32-year-old patient who had had the habit of nail biting for over 20 years is described. She presented total destruction of the distal parts of the first, second and third fingers of the left hand.
Keywords : Adult; Nail biting; Obsessive-compulsive disorder.