Scar Tissue And Im Nail

Nail Patella Syndrome

Congenital koilonychia associated with total leukonychia. Table 2.2 Common causes of koilonychia Physiological Early childhood Figures 2.12-2.13 Idiopathic Congenital LEOPARD syndrome Ectodermal dysplasias Figure 2.15 Trichothiodystrophy Nail-patella syndrome Acquired Metabolic endocrine iron deficiency acromegaly haemochromatosis porphyria renal dialysis transplant thyroid disease Dermatoses alopecia areata Darier's disease lichen planus psoriasis contact with oils, e.g. engineering industry...

Black Discoloration Of Nails

Pseudomonas Nail Infection

'Old' haematoma green-yellow Pseudomonas aeruginosa Figure 7.20 Red purple Angioma Glomus tumour see Figures 3.8, 5.25 Congestive cardiac failure lunula Figure 7.21 Benign tumours or cysts near proximal matrix Lupus erythematosus Porphyria with fluorescent light Rheumatoid arthritis Warfarin 2 Treatment for subungual melanoma may lead to overtreatment of a benign lesion and thus to unnecessary surgery. Excision biopsy is therefore crucial. Potassium permanganate was often used in the past as a...