anonychia

anonychia

 [an″o-nik´e-ah]
absence of the nail(s).

an·o·nych·i·a

, anonychosis (an'ō-nik'ē-ă, an-ō-nī-kō'sis), [MIM*206800]
Absence of the fingernails and toenails.
[G. an- priv. + onyx (onych-), nail]

anonychia

/an·onych·ia/ (an″o-nik´e-ah) congenital absence of a nail or nails.

anonychia

[an′ō·nik′e·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a + onyx without nail
an absence of a nail or nails.

an·o·nych·i·a

, anonychosis (an'ō-nik'ē-ă, -ni-kō'sis)
Absence of the nails.
[G. an- priv. + onyx (onych-), nail]

onychatrophia

; anonychia permanent loss of nail unit, due to matrix atrophy, e.g. in lichen planus, severe psoriasis and dermal pathologies characterized by fibrosis or scar formation

anonychia

absence of the nails.
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The pustules often involve the nail plate and periungual area with resulting nail dystrophy, which with a prolonged course of disease can lead to complete anonychia (1-3).