Drill a hole in the nail plate and release the blood. Dress the nail with an anti-septic dressing.
Drain the nail bed by removing as much of the nail as is necessary.
Apply a morhulin cream and ensure the patient keeps the toe clean and dry.
Transverse ridges across the nails.
Separation of the nail from the nail bed.
Nail becomes spoon-shaped and concave, (indication of anaemia).