† White horizontal bands in all ten fingernails developed in a 75-year-old woman while she was being treated with combination chemotherapy for histiocytic lymphoma. A review of the nail changes observed in patients receiving chemotherapy is discussed. Transverse white lines should be included as an unusual side effect of combination chemotherapy.
(Arch Dermatol 1983;119:334-335)
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