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Ischemic onycholysis of the hands.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21838085     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Onycholysis is the distal and/or lateral separation of the nail from the nail bed. Although it can be idiopathic, there are several factors associated with the development of this condition. Ischemia is recognized as one of the possible causes, but this relationship has been poorly described in the literature. We report a case of onycholysis with a striking clinical picture and discuss the role of ischemia in the development of the lesions.
Miguel Cabanillas; Benigno Monteagudo; Oscar Suárez-Amor; Aquilina Ramírez-Santos; Javier Labandeira; Robert Baran
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  87     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-15     Completed Date:  2011-09-27     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  287-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Complejo Hospitalario Arquitecto Marcide-Novoa Santos, Ferrol, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Hand / blood supply*
Onycholysis / diagnosis*

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