Nail disorders

Learn about common nail disorders, including causes, symptoms, and treatments. Find out how to keep your nails healthy and beautiful for a confident and stylish look.
Nail Designs, Fingernails, Nail, Basic Nails, Red Nails, Ongles, Types Of Nails, Toe Nails, Nail Plate

Nail lines are a common presenting finding. A thorough inspection of the fingernails and toenails is an integral part of the complete physical examination. An understanding of basic nail anatomy and familiarity with several basic types of nail line enable the clinician to diagnose and treat nail disorders and to recognize underlying systemic diseases, as each type of nail line has a particular differential diagnosis. The authors review leukonychia striata (white lines), longitudinal…

Listen to What Your Nails Tell You You Nailed It, Nail Diseases And Disorders, Black Spot Under Toenail, Disorders, Thyroid Disorders, Lines On Nails, Layers Of The Epidermis, Health And Beauty, Black Marks On Nails

Think twice the next time you are tempted to scoff at an alarmed individual who breaks a nail. The event may signal much more than the need for another manicure. Unhealthy and readily breakable nails indicate a variety of health compromising conditions including chronic bronchitis, thyroid disorders, and vitamin and mineral imbalances. Read on for a list of nail abnormalities and the different diseases and/or disorders associated with them.

Megan Mooney