Fingernail growth rate

Range ~0.1 mm/day
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Tos P, Titolo P, Chirila NL, Catalano F, Artiaco S. Surgical treatment of acute fingernail injuries. J Orthop Traumatol. 2012 Jun13(2):57-62. doi: 10.1007/s10195-011-0161-z. p.57 right column top paragraphPubMed ID21984203
Primary Source Baden HP (1965) Regeneration of the nail. Arch Dermatol 91:619–620PubMed ID14295525
Comments "Nail generation depends on the patient’s age, gender, and habits, and the nail growth rate is approximately 0.1 mm/day (0.5 mm/week) [primary source]." See BNID 112380
Entered by Uri M
ID 109900