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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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