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65 Possible Causes for Thinning of Nail Plate

  • Congenital Onychodysplasia

    […] impaired formation of the nail plates leading to increased vulnerability of the free nail margins.[] 3mm/month fingernail 1mm/month toenail proximal matrix- dorsal nail plate distal matrix- ventral nail plate transverse depression in nail plate surface severe systemic event[] Nail unit changes range from a total absence of the nail plate (matrix absence) to damage of a partial area of the nail plate such as in the medial portion (medial matrix[]

  • Fibroma

    At his last visit (6 months after the biopsy), the nail plate distal to the biopsy site had thinning and improvement, while the nail plate distal to the matrix that was not[]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Diarrhea is usually followed by a variable sequence of onychodystrophy (including onycholysis, thinning of the nail plate, onychoschizia and onychomadesis), alopecia (initially[]

  • Alopecia Areata

    Abnormalities may range from pitting (small dot depressions in the nail plate) to thinning of the nail plate, and very rarely, shedding of the nail plate.[] Nail abnormalities are commonly seen in association with hair loss.[]

  • Onychia

    Noticeably thin, white nail plate that is more flexible than normal.[] […] a dark purplish spot, usually due to injury Term Definition Noticeably thin, white nail plate that is more flexible than normal Term Definition Condition in which the eponychium[] […] have a thin nail plate and are noticeably than normal.[]

  • Trachonychia

    20 nails without any other evidence of lichen planus elsewhere on the body). • Thinning and distal splitting of nail plates, longitudinal ridging • Tenting of nail plate[] If you thin you are potentially de-stabilizing the nail plate IOW making it less strong.[] Early involvement of the matrix with thinning of the thumbnail plates. nail plate is completely destroyed, i.e., anonychia 18. Chronic Eczema 19.[]

  • Orthostatic Intolerance due to NET Deficiency

    Thinning of the nail plate and koilonychia was found in 47 percent of 176 subjects studied.[18] Koilonychia has been found in a significant percentage of the population in[]

  • Pathological Fracture

    These include ender nails, short femoral nails, sliding hip screws, fixed nail plate, Kuntscher nail and percutaneous compression plate.[] However none of these series exclusively focus on cases with severe osteoporosis with cortices as thin as found in our patient.[]

  • Actinic Lichen Planus

    It is called twenty-nail dystrophy if all nails are abnormal and nowhere else is affected. Lichen planus thins the nail plate, which may become grooved and ridged.[] The characteristic nail changes are marked thinning of the nail plate, enhancement of longitudinal lines, and pterygium formation.[] […] matrix or nail root,Commonly two or three fingernails or toenails are involved.Nail changes are; Longitudinal ridging and grooving Pitting Nail thinning Fragile Brown discoloration[]

  • Onychomycosis

    Pretreatment debridement and thinning of onycholytic hyperkeratotic nail plate to 1 mm was achieved using a high-speed burr.[] One can reduce the bulk of the nail plate with a large nail nipper and subsequently thin and smooth the nail plate with a 25,000 rpm rotary instrument.[] The nail The nail is the thin and slightly convex four-sided plate located on the ends of our fingers and toes.[]

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