The Zadik labiomatrixectomy




Ingrown toenail, Onychocryptosis, Zadik procedure, Nail surgery, Toenail


The Zadik labiomatrixectomy is a permanent solution for chronic nail pathology in the medically compromised patient. A 63-year-old male builder was referred for the surgical correction of his chronically symptomatic onychauxic hallucal toenail that had been resistant to conservative care. A Zadik labiomatrixectomy procedure was performed under local anaesthetic to physically remove the nail germinal matrix in toto. The Zadik labiomatrixectomy provides a safe and effective solution to chronic nail pathology in the medically compromised patient.


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Edwards S, Cook L. The Zadik labiomatrixectomy. J Int Foot Ankle [Internet]. 2023 Jan. 1 [cited 2023 Dec. 5];2(1). Available from: