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Is there a method to distinguish nail from skin, for example examination under a microscope?

The branch that studies the different structures at microscopic level is Histology and histopathology (in case you study tissue for abnormalities). In histopathology you apply different preparation ...
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Why does an orthotic work instead of an exercise for hammertoe?

It depends on whether the hammer toes are due to functional problems or are fixed. If the proximal interphalangeal joint can be passively extended, then an orthotic can help. If the passive issue is ...
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