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437 Possible Causes for Hypoplastic Nails

  • Nail-Patella Syndrome

    The most common clinical findings are a hypoplastic patella, elbow dysplasia, iliac horns, and hypoplastic nails.[] Clinically, the key feature is absent/hypoplastic nails from birth. Individuals may have flexion contractures and recurrent knee dislocations .[] […] doi: 10.2106/JBJS.JOPA.17.00004 Review Article Abstract Author Information Authors Article Metrics Metrics Nail-patella syndrome (NPS) is an autosomal-dominant dysmorphic[]

  • Turner Syndrome

    In infants, the combination of dysplastic or hypoplastic nails and lymphedema gives a characteristic sausage-like appearance to the fingers and toes.[] Other characteristic physical findings These may include the following: Dental: A high arched palate, sometimes with dental crowding or malocclusion Nails: Hypoplastic or[] […] hyperconvex nails Nevi: Excessive numbers of nevi, when compared to other family members Webbed neck: A broad neck and a low or indistinct hairline Cubitus valgus (increased[]

  • Epidermolysis Bullosa

    Hypoplastic enamel formation causes tooth decay. Nail dystrophy and alopecia are also common. They have a normal life expectancy and ability to reproduce.[]

  • Trachonychia

    […] or absent • Renal involvement • Infection • Chronic paronychia caused by • Dorsal pterygium – Proximal nail fold scarring – Ventral nail plate and hyponychium fused – Congenital[] Steatocystoma multiplex • Natal teeth • No leukokeratosis • I, II, III and laryngeal disease, MR and amyloid Acute paronychia cause #1 – Proximal white subungual • Patellae hypoplastic[]

  • Myxedema

    Abstract Myxedema ascites caused by hypothyroidism is rare, so its diagnosis is often delayed and patients frequently receive unnecessary procedures such as liver biopsies and exploratory laparotomies. We report a 71-yr-old man with clinical ascites that was the first manifestation of hypothyroidism, and which[…][]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Abstract A patient whose major complaint was taste disturbance and who was diagnosed as having Cronkhite-Canada syndrome was prescribed zinc sulfate. Improvement in taste disturbance was noted after 3 weeks of treatment, followed by gradual improvement in skin and gastrointestinal symptoms. Cronkhite-Canada[…][]

  • Psoriatic Arthritis

    This article is available to subscribers. Subscribe now . Already have an account? Sign in A correction has been published 1 Review Article Christopher T. Ritchlin, M.D., M.P.H., Robert A. Colbert, M.D., Ph.D., and Dafna D. Gladman, M.D. Article Figures/Media Metrics Psoriatic arthritis occurs in up to 30% of people with[…][]

  • Psoriasis

    BACKGROUND: Psoriasis is associated with a high economic burden to society. New psoriasis systemic treatments offer the potential for improved skin clearance. Whether a higher degree of clearing translates into economic benefit through decreased work impairment has not been fully determined. OBJECTIVE: To assess[…][]

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

    Am J Med Sci. 2008 May;335(5):403-6. doi: 10.1097/MAJ.0b013e318152005e. Author information 1 Department of Medicine Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38104, USA. Abstract A 55-year-old man was hospitalized for endovascular stent placement in both[…][]

  • Onychia

    An inflammation somewhere in the nail; the tissue at the base of the nail may be red and swollen and pus may form; it is often caused by improperly disinfected manicuring implements. Keywords: nail diseases Required Reading Nails Under The Microscope - Understanding Nail Anatomy & Disorders June 1, 1996 Nail[…][]

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