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Figure 8: (a-d) Nail bed biopsy without nail plate avulsion using a 3–4 mm punch. The punch is driven straight down to the periosteum. The resulting tissue cylinder is lifted with a curved Castroviejo's scissor to ensure intact delivery. The resultant defect can be seen in (d)

Figure 8: (a-d) Nail bed biopsy without nail plate avulsion using a 3–4 mm punch. The punch is driven straight down to the periosteum. The resulting tissue cylinder is lifted with a curved Castroviejo's scissor to ensure intact delivery. The resultant defect can be seen in (d)