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Nail Abnormality

Nail Anomaly


Presentation

  • Initially presents as white patch on the under surface of the nail and nail bed but becomes discoloured to brown or black.[thefootshop.org.uk]
  • Readers are guided through the maze that too often lies between the presenting skin complaint and its final diagnosis and treatment.[books.google.de]
  • Presentation A previously healthy 9-year-old boy presents for evaluation of bilateral thumbnail abnormalities. His mother states that the nails have been deformed for approximately 2 years, but she is unable to identify any inciting agent.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]
  • It often presents with pain but may progress to infection and difficulty with walking.[patient.info]
  • Karate nails are due to the injury of the nail matrix as a consequence of the sharp strong blows and usually present as leukonychia [3, 9]. In Judo, trachyonychia due to the frequent grabbing of the opponent's jacket has been described [3, 10].[symbiosisonlinepublishing.com]
Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease
  • Common causes of finger clubbing include: Cyanotic congenital heart disease, infective endocarditis Lung cancer , pulmonary fibrosis , cystic fibrosis , bronchiectasis , empyema, lung abscess Koilonychia Dystrophy of the nails in which they are thinned[thefootshop.org.uk]
  • Clubbing An increase in the soft tissue of the distal part of the fingers or toes; common causes of finger clubbing include: Cyanotic congenital heart disease, infective endocarditis.[patient.info]
Recurrent Bacterial Infection
  • Without treatment, condition often spreads to multiple toenails and can form a portal for recurrent bacterial infections. Common in diabetics and can contribute to foot problems.[thefootshop.org.uk]
Pathologist
  • Thousands of illustrations, an accessible format, and cross references to the encyclopedic and authoritative Weedon’s Skin Pathology, 4th Edition, make this a must-have reference for pathologists and dermatologists in practice and in training.[books.google.com]
Roth's Spots
  • The causes of splinter hemorrhage are so varied and common that their usefulness as an isolated sign of illness has been questioned, 7 except when they are accompanied by fever, Roth’s spots, Osler’s nodes, Janeway’s lesions ( Figure 9 ) , or a murmur[aafp.org]
Janeway Lesion
  • View/Print Figure FIGURE 9 Splinter hemorrhage and Janeway’s lesions. These findings should stimulate a work-up for endocarditis. FIGURE 9 Splinter hemorrhage and Janeway’s lesions. These findings should stimulate a work-up for endocarditis.[aafp.org]
Proximal Subungual Onychomycosis
  • Proximal subungual onychomycosis Almost always associated with immunocompromised patients presenting as a white spot beneath the proximal nail fold which eventually fills the lunula occurring most commonly on toenails.[thefootshop.org.uk]

Workup

  • […] hyperkeratosis, Onychomycosis, nail tumor Nail pitting ddx psoriasis, alopecia areata Nail spliting ddx onychorrhexis, onychoschizia, nail tumor, nail trauma Nail groove ddx beau line, onychomadesis, vertical nail ridges Print Citations Disclaimer: MDHero Workups[mdhero.com]

Treatment

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  • Refer early, as timely treatment can prevent destructive permanent nail damage [ 1 ]. Treatment: Injection of steroid into the proximal nail fold is the conventional treatment. Successful treatment with etanercept has been reported [ 12, 13 ].[patient.info]
  • Treatment: See Ingrown nails in treatment menu. Beau's lines: Transverse ridges are usually transient and due to a temporary disturbance of nail growth, e.g. Illness, stress.[thefootshop.org.uk]
  • Readers are guided through the maze that too often lies between the presenting skin complaint and its final diagnosis and treatment.[books.google.de]
  • Treatment of Nail Abnormalities If caught early, non-surgical treatment may suffice. Pressure on the toe should be reduced to a minimum with sandals or simply not wearing a shoe for several days.[footpower.com]

Etiology

  • ., bucillamine and gold sodium thiomalate); these medications are thought to play a role in the nail condition. 7 Because yellow nail syndrome often affects patients with impaired lymphatic drainage of the extremities or face, there may be an etiologic[aafp.org]

Prevention

  • Prevention of Nail abnormalities Do not bite, pick, or tear at your nails (in severe cases, some people may need psychological help or encouragement to stop these behaviors). Keep hangnails clipped.[thehealthscience.com]
  • To prevent nail problems: DO NOT bite, pick, or tear at your nails (in severe cases, some people may need counseling or encouragement to stop these behaviors). Keep hangnails clipped.[medlineplus.gov]
  • Beau's lines occur in ALL nails, due a general cause preventing nail growth. Other causes of transverse ridges include psoriasis, paronychia and eczema.[patient.info]
  • Read our guide 18 Jun 2018 How to prevent sports injuries Regular exercise has lots of health benefits, so here's how to avoid injuries that keep you from staying active Safer exercise tips 5 Jun 2018 How to keep your teeth healthy Simple rules to take[aviva.co.uk]
  • Clip nails straight across (rounded in center) to prevent them from becoming ingrown. Don’t push back cuticles. Use emery board for irregular nails 4. Insure that your shoes fit properly & that they don’t squeeze your toes. 5.[healthtap.com]

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