Sign in
Sharif7 months ago
Nail Findings and Associated Systemic Conditions:

Nail Findings and Associated Systemic Conditions:

_Digital Clubbing: Inflammatory bowel disease, pulmonary malignancy, asbestosis, chronic bronchitis, COPD, cirrhosis, congenital heart disease, endocarditis, atrioventricular malformations, fistulas _Koilonychia: Iron deficiency anemia, hemochromatosis, Raynaud’s disease, SLE, trauma, nail-patella syndrome _Onycholysis: Psoriasis, infection, hyperthyroidism, sarcoidosis, trauma, amyloidosis, connective tissue disorders _Pitting: Psoriasis, Reiter’s syndrome, incontinentia pigmenti, alopecia areata _Beau’s lines: Any severe systemic illness that disrupts nail growth, Raynaud’s disease, pemphigus, trauma _Yellow nail: Lymphedema, pleural effusion, immunodeficiency, bronchiectasis, sinusitis, rheumatoid arthritis, nephrotic syndrome, thyroiditis, tuberculosis, Raynaud’s disease Color change _Terry’s (white) nails: Hepatic failure, cirrhosis, diabetes mellitus, CHF, hyperthyroidism, malnutrition _Azure lunula: Hepatolenticular degeneration (Wilson’s disease), silver poisoning, quinacrine therapy _Half-and-half nails: Specific for renal failure _Muehrcke’s lines: Specific for hypoalbuminemia _Mees’ lines: Arsenic poisoning, Hodgkin’s disease, CHF, leprosy, malaria, chemotherapy, carbon monoxide poisoning, other systemic insults _Dark longitudinal streaks: Melanoma, benign nevus, chemical staining, normal variant in darkly pigmented people _Longitudinal striations: Alopecia areata, vitiligo, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis _Splinter hemorrhage: Subacute bacterial endocarditis, SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, antiphospholipid syndrome, peptic ulcer disease, malignancies, oral contraceptive use, pregnancy, psoriasis, trauma

Other commentsSign in to post comments. Don't have an account? Sign up now!