Explore the latest in nail disorders, including nail changes as signs of systemic disease and drug reactions.
This case report describes a 23-year-old man with excessive sweating of the bilateral palms and 20 yellow nails.
This case report describes significant longitudinal ridging and nail plate crumbling on several of a patient’s fingernails.
An 18-year-old woman had a 14-year history of recurrent skin, nail, and oral mucosal abnormalities, treated with 3- to 6-month courses of itraconazole; the abnormalities typically recurred within 6 to 12 months of discontinuing itraconazole. Skin scrapings from the lower extremities demonstrated fungal elements; fungal culture of the skin scrapings grew Candida albicans. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?
This case report describes a black and red, hyperkeratotic scaly thin plaque with irregular borders on the proximal and lateral nail folds of the right third toe.
This case series investigates the characteristics of epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor–induced nail changes and usefulness of the gutter method.
This case report describes severe recalcitrant nail lichen planus that improved with the use of oral baricitinib.
This systematic review identifies and examines the content of nail-specific patient questionnaires to understand if some instruments may be better suited to measuring different research outcomes.
This survey study examines the prevalence and characteristics of itch in pachyonychia congenita.
This case report describes opaque trachyonychia of all fingernails.
A 40-year-old woman with dizziness and imbalance, a petechial rash on her palms and soles, and a right thumbnail splinter hemorrhage had acute right cerebellar infarcts with a left atrial mass on CT angiogram. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?
This case series documents the incidence of various nail changes as sequalae to Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis.
A 70-year-old man with a 2-year history of nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, and chronic cough developed yellow discoloration and thickening of his fingernails and toenails and progressive exertional dyspnea and edema of both lower extremities. ANA was positive (1:160, nucleolar pattern), a chest radiograph was unrevealing, and sinus CT showed bilateral maxillary and posterior ethmoidal sinusitis. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?
This case report describes a young man with Bart-Pumphrey syndrome, a rare genetic disorder affecting both the skin of the hands and the hearing.
A girl younger than 2 years presented with a 7-month history of an inflammatory plaque with a central shiny orange crust on her left index finger and no improvement with empiric therapy. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study examines the association between use of oral or topical terbinafine and malformations and spontaneous abortions in women who receive terbinafine during pregnancy.
This case report describes an 8-year-old girl who presented with a linear pigmented band on the nail of her right middle finger.
A man in his 40s presented to the dermatology clinic for evaluation of a dark brown longitudinal pigment band covering his left second toenail; the lesion appeared 12 months prior, had been growing, and was asymptomatic. What is your diagnosis?
This study assesses the rate and utility of monitoring laboratory test result abnormalities in adults and children taking terbinafine and griseofulvin for treatment of dermatophyte infections.
This systematic review summarizes evidence on the effectiveness and safety of current cryotherapy methods to prevent hair, skin, and nail changes associated with chemotherapy.
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