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Onycholysis

 
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Overview

  • Look For

  • Separation of the nail from the nail bed, either distally or laterally.
  • Causes of Onycholysis

  • Skin disease - psoriasis, dermatitis, lichen planus
  • Nail infection
  • Trauma
  • Systemic disease - chronic kidney disease, bronchial carcinoma, anaemia, diabetes mellitus, porphyrias, peripheral vascular disease, thyrotoxicosis
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