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Most often by recurrent manipulations of the nail bed.
Initial description in cases of arsenic poisoning, thallium poisoning.
Furthermore in severe craniocerebral trauma, local acid burns or manicure damage. Also possible after repeated local traumas, e.g. by wearing too tight a shoe.
Meesian transverse bands can also occur after infectious diseases such as scarlet fever, measles or typhoid fever.
S.a. Leukonychia striata
S.a. half and half nails.
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LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Bryer-Ash M et al (1981) A case of leuconychia striata with severeerythema multiforme. Clin Exp Dermatol 6:565-5
- Kostaki D Longitudinal leuconychia striata: is it a common sign in Hailey-Hailey and Darier disease? J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 28:126-127
Incoming links (10)Arsenic intoxication; Drug-induced nail changes; Leukonychie; Leukopathy unguis toxica; Muehrcke tapes; Nail organ; Nail ribbons; Striated leukonychia; Thallium poisoning; White nails;
Outgoing links (4)Half-and-half nails; Leukopathy unguis toxica; Striated leukonychia; Thallium poisoning;
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