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18 Possible Causes for Herpes Simplex Infection, Onycholysis, Thin and Brittle Fingernails

  • Psoriasis

    IL-17/IL-17R/IL-23 deficiency and viral infections in mice IL-17/IL-17R immunity is also linked to pathogenicity of several viruses in animal models, including herpes simplex[] Figure 5: Onycholysis along with salmon patches on thumbnails in a patient with psoriasis Click here to view Onycholysis (separation of nail plate from nail bed) Results from[] The most common clinical signs of nail psoriasis are nail plate pitting and onycholysis.[]

  • Onychomycosis

    Nail infection Bacterial (Pseudomonas aeruginosa) Viral (herpes simplex virus, human papillomavirus) Dermatological/systemic disease Bullous diseases (congenital or acquired[] Transverse onycholysis (P .018) was significantly associated with negative pathology results consistent with the diagnosis of nail dystrophy.[] The infection was characterized clinically by yellow-brown discoloration of the nail plate, distal-lateral onycholysis and subungual hyperkeratosis of the first left toenail[]

  • Hereditary Distal Onycholysis

    […] rubrum, T. mentagrophytes infection) Yeast (Candida infection) Bacteria (Pseudomonas infection) Virus (Herpes simplex infection) Internal disease (uncommon) Amyloid and multiple[] The term onychoschizia includes splitting, brittle nails , soft or thin toenails and fingernails.[] References What is onycholysis?What is the pathophysiology of onycholysis?Which medications are associated with non-photo-induced onycholysis?What causes onycholysis?[]

  • Hereditary Koilonychia

    . 29451195 Disseminated herpes simplex virus and varicella zoster virus co-infection in an immunocompetent patient. 29451194 Calciphylaxis as cutaneous marker of hyperparathyroidism[] Aside from that, the nails of persons with Koilonychia has a characteristic of brittle and thin nails.[] If you said onycholysis (left) and red lunula (right), you are correct.[]

  • Palmoplantar Pustulosis

    Infections include herpes simplex virus, hand-foot-mouth disease, blistering distal dactylitis, impetigo, and acute bacterial paronychia.[] Subungal pustulation may be associated with superficial anomalies like pitting and may eventually lead to onycholysis.[] B4 in pustules. ( 10827407 ) Nakamura K....Tamaki K. 2000 23 Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris. ( 11204510 ) van de Kerkhof P.C. 2000 24 Localized pustular psoriasis with onycholysis[]

  • Candidiasis

    Chami, Localisation inhabituelle d’une primo-infection du au virus Herpes simplex de type 1 : lésions périanales chez un nourrisson de 13 mois.[] Candidiasis of the nails can result in the following symptoms in the fingernails or toenails: brittle, easily breakable, or splitting nails white, brown, or yellow discoloration[] Occasionally, and especially in women, candidiasis may cause onycholysis. Links: types of candidiasis predisposition to candida infection treatment-resistant candidiasis[]

  • Hashitoxicosis

    simplex encephalitis Herpes simplex virus infections Herpes virus infections Hiatal hernia Hip fractures Hirschsprung's disease HIV-associated conditions Hodgkin lymphoma[] […] and brittle hair or fingernails Unintentional weight gain Late symptoms include Hoarseness Puffiness of the hands, face, and feet Reduced perception to smell and taste Slow[] Scanty flow is known as Oligomenorrhea Mood swings Muscle weakness and fatigue Nail margins uneven, nails split, nails weak, cracking Nausea, vomiting Nutrient deficiencies Onycholysis[]

  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    , sparse, and light in colour Hair may be coarse, excessively brittle, curly or even twisted Nails Fingernails and toenails may be thick, abnormally shaped, discoloured, ridged[] Swabs are not required routinely but may be necessary in cases where there is erosive disease to exclude infection such as candidiasis or herpes simplex.[] Characteristic findings on clinical examination Nail findings --Milky white nail plates in childhood --Nail plates become progressively short, dark and thick with age --Distal onycholysis[]

  • Acute graft versus host disease

    CMV Herpes simplex Differential Diagnosis Impossible to distinguish histologically, especially for low grade GVHD Acute GI GVHD vs.[] Symptoms include: dry, itchy rash a change in skin color thickening of the skin that can restrict joint movement taut skin Skin GVHD may also cause: brittle or splitting fingernails[] Examples of distinctive features are papulosquamous lesions, oral ulcers, onycholysis, or dry gritty eyes.[]

  • Nail Abnormality

    Infection - eg, candida, dermatophytes, pseudomonas, herpes simplex. Local causes - eg, trauma or chemicals. Treatment involves treating or eliminating the cause.[] […] the fingernail (called Beau's lines) -Ridge-shaped nails -Raised ridges, thin and concave shaped (called koilonychia) -White streaks, spots on the nails (called leukonychia[] Acute paronychia Herpes simplex is another common cause of acute paronychia.[]

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