green nail syndrome

A verdant discolouration of the fingernails, most often associated with Pseudomonas paronychia, and seen in those who regularly submerge hands in washwater; the greenish discolouration is caused by pyocyanin produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in adjacent paronychia

green nail syndrome

Paronychia caused by infection of the nails with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.. Synonym: chloronychia
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