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Rheumatology

NAIL CHANGES

1. Psoriatic nails - pitting, ridging, onycholysis, discoloration, hyperkeratosis.

2. Vasculitic changes - black to brown, 1-2mm lesions due to skin infarction.

3. SLE, IE - splinter haemorrhages (in the nail beds).

4. Periungal telangiectasias - SLE, scleroderma, dermatomyositis.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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