By C. Ralph III Daniel

DIAGNOSIS OF ONYCHOMYCOSIS AND different NAIL problems will function a diagnostic advisor for dermatologists, fundamental care physicians and citizens when it comes to opting for either the indications of varied nail illnesses and their etiologies. Written via a hugely revered and good -known dermatologist, this quantity employs using 4-color pictures and constrained textual content to help the viewers in distinguishing a few of the kinds of nail ailments together with: inflammatory nail issues, disturbing nail issues, and native infections. as a result of the expanding frequency of nail infections, and the problems usually encountered in treating them, this sensible handbook becomes a important device for practitioners.

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Patients with eczema often have history of allergies and asthma. They may also have sensitive skin or eczema elsewhere on their bodies. Those with contact dermatitis resulting from occupational or cosmetic causes are likely to have eczema on their hands or feet. However, fingernails are affected much more commonly than toenails, since the hands are exposed to the environment. Table 5 lists the myriad nail changes that may be associated with eczematous dermatitis. Figure 39 illustrates some of the nail changes characteristic of this condition.

Table 5 lists the myriad nail changes that may be associated with eczematous dermatitis. Figure 39 illustrates some of the nail changes characteristic of this condition. TABLE 5 Nail changes associated with eczematous dermatitis2 • Roughness, thickening. or brittleness of the nail plate • Yellow discoloration • Coarse. irregular pitting (rare) • Transverse ridging • Furrowing • Smooth. shiny surface • Nail shedding • Onycholysis • Subungual hemorrhages • Chronic paronychia • Transverse leukonychia • Splinter hemorrhages INFLAMMATORY NAIL DISORDERS Figure 39.

TRANSVERSE STRIATE LEUKONYCHIA Transverse striate leukonychia may be caused by either trauma or systemic factors. In both cases, a characteristic white line appears as the nail plate grows out. Figure 44. R. 1. Traumatic Transverse Striate Leukonychia Traumatic transverse striate leukonychia may occur when a patient picks at the proximal nail fold or undergoes overly zealous manicuring. Picking at the nail around the cuticle can transmit a force down into the matrix, which disrupts normal keratinization and results in a white line that follows the contour of the proximal nail fold.

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