By Phoebe Rich
Illnesses of the nail symbolize a shockingly huge part of such a lot dermatologists' perform - and will current tricky, occasionally intractable, scientific difficulties. Co-authored by way of one of many world's optimal professionals within the box, An Atlas of ailments of the Nail offers professional and authoritative counsel on all features of analysis and management.A finished advisor to universal nail illnesses, the booklet comprises anatomy and body structure of the nail unit, paronychia and onycholysis, nail fungal infections, nails in dermatologic ailments, nails in systemic disorder, nail beauty chemistry, nail cosmetics, medical points, plus the therapy of nail problems and nail surgical procedure. analyzing the nail from each perspective, An Atlas of illnesses of the Nail provide you with a visible connection with nail ailments supported by way of textual content masking prognosis and therapy.
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Extra resources for An Atlas of Deseases of the Nail
Some medications, including tetracycline, can cause a yellow discoloration of the nail. BLUE NAILS Blue nails can result from medications such as minocycline (Figure 67), antimalarials, phenothalein, Figure 66 Yellow staining of the nail plate from the dye in nail enamel Figure 67 Blue discoloration of the nail from minocycline Chromonychias 53 bleomycin, and phenothiazines. Wilson’s disease and argyria (Figure 68) can be associated with blue nails. RED NAILS The normal color of the nail bed is light red or pink.
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This condition occurs when the serum Chromonychias 49 Figure 61 Apparent leukonychia caused by onycholysis. (a) White appearance of nail due to air beneath the nail plate; (b) the nail plate is of normal color when the nail is removed Figure 62 Terry’s nails, showing milky white color and opaqueness albumin is low, and disappears when the albumin levels return to normal. Muehrche’s lines occur in patients with renal failure and/or hemodialysis. The half-and-half nail has a proximal, opaque, white portion that obscures the lunula and a distal red/brown color (Figure 64).
An Atlas of Deseases of the Nail by Phoebe Rich