is is an infected ingrown toenail in a 13 year old diabetic male. The infection was drained by removing a thin margin of nail from the outside (lateral) border of the nail. This was a chronic problem for him, with repeated episodes of infection. He will require permanent correction after the infection has resolved.
This is another example of an infected ingrown toenail. This is an adult male, the problem is with the inside (medial) border of the nail. Treatment was as described previously.