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Superficial, fine, barely 0.1 cm large, round or oval, punctiform depressions in the nail plate (surface defects), which can be detected in one or more nails. These "spots" can occur idiopathically or symptomatically in the wake of underlying diseases.
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Not necessary for medical reasons. Treatment of the underlying disease. Nail gels can be applied to improve the aesthetic appearance.
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- Nanda S et al (2014) Utility of gel nails in improving the appearance ofcosmetically disfigured nails: experience with 25 cases. J Cutan Aesthet Surg7:26-31
Incoming links (5)Nail organ; Onychosis multi- et micropunctata; Onychosis punctata; Psoriasis of the nails; Thimble nail;
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