Muehrcke lines

Muehr·cke lines

(mēr'kĕ),
white lines, parallel with the lunula and separated from each other by normal pink areas; associated with hypoalbuminemia; the lines do not move outward with nail growth, but disappear when the serum albumin returns to normal.

Muehrcke,

Robert C., U.S. nephrologist, d. 2003.
Muehrcke lines - white lines parallel with the lunula and separated from each other by normal pink areas, associated with hypoalbuminemia.
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Muehrcke lines, which are horizontal white lines in both the fingernails and toenails, may also be seen.