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1,439 Possible Causes for Nail Abnormality

  • Iron Deficiency

    Patients may have pica, an abnormal craving to eat substances (eg, ice, dirt, paint).[merckmanuals.com] […] first few days of treatment Increase in reticulocyte count (red blood cell precursors) and haemoglobin concentration within a week Slow recovery of tongue papillae , skin, nails[dermnetnz.org] Other symptoms of severe deficiency include glossitis, cheilosis, and concave nails (koilonychia).[merckmanuals.com]

  • Anemia

    From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search decrease in number of red blood cells anaemia edit Language Label Description Also known as English anemia decrease in number of red blood cells anaemia Statements instance of disease 1 reference stated in Disease Ontology release 2019-03-01 retrieved 5 March 2019[…][wikidata.org]

  • Dermatitis

    The following conditions may affect patients with DH, especially when it is associated with coeliac disease: Aphthous ulcers and angular cheilitis Dry skin, nail and hair[web.archive.org] […] and hair abnormalities Dental problems: thin enamel Neurological problems: ataxia (loss of balance), polyneuropathy, epilepsy Heart problems: pericarditis and cardiomyopathy[dermnetnz.org] abnormalities Dental problems: thin enamel Neurological problems: ataxia (loss of balance), polyneuropathy, epilepsy Heart problems: pericarditis and cardiomyopathy Recurrent[web.archive.org]

  • Raynaud Phenomenon

    Abnormal nail-fold capillary patterns can suggest the possibility of an associated rheumatic condition.[rxlist.com] Furthermore, capillary nail-fold abnormalities can frequently be found as described above. What specialties of doctors treat Raynaud's phenomenon?[rxlist.com]

  • Goiter

    Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica (TPO) is a rare pathology characterized by a progressive segmentary stenosis of the respiratory tract due to proliferation of osteocartilagineous nodules in the lumen of the distal part of the trachea and large bronchial trunks. Prognosis is usually benign, but some[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuropathy

    Motor Sensory Hereditary Pain Small Fiber Large Fiber Large and Small Fiber Neuronopathy Autonomic Many polyneuropathies have both motor and sensory involvement. Asymmetric Bulbar Cranial Nerve Involvement Proximal Motor Sensory Upper Extremity Many polyneuropathies are: Symmetric Most prominent Distally & in[…][neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia, affecting millions of people worldwide. Iron deficiency anemia is often asymptomatic. Signs and symptoms are non-specific, unless the anemia is severe. Fatigue is the most common symptom. Patients may complain of: Fatigue Pallor Weakness Headache Palpitations Dizziness[…][symptoma.com]

  • Psoriasis

    Fawcett RS, Linford S, Stulberg DL (2004) Nail abnormalities: clues to systemic disease. Am Fam Physician 69(6):1417–1424 PubMed Google Scholar 7.[dx.doi.org] See 15 Fingernail Abnormalities: Nail the Diagnosis, a Critical Images slideshow, to help identify conditions associated with various nail abnormalities.[emedicine.com] This patient has extensive psoriasis, nail involvement, and joint pain.[emedicine.com]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Symptoms and signs may include: Fatigue Dyspnea Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (PND) Chest tightness Wheezing Cough with sputum (mucoid and/or purulent) Fever Chest pain Workup consists of a detailed history, tests and physical examination. Laboratory Tests Complete blood count Arterial blood gases Serum[…][symptoma.com]

  • Heart Failure

    Heart failure occurs when the cardiovascular system is unable to meet the metabolic demands of the body, or when it can only do so at elevated filling pressures. Common causes include ischaemic heart disease, hypertension, valvular heart disease, diabetes mellitus, drugs or congenital heart disease. Dyspnea, fatigue[…][symptoma.com]

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