Anonychia totalis is a rare disease characterized by complete absence of finger and toe nails.
Key Words: Anonychia, Anonychia totalis, Complete anonychia, Congenital
Complete anonychia means absence of all nails of fingers and toes.
Her affected brother had two sons and one daughter with anonychia while two other daughters were phenotypically normal.
(5,11,12) Altman, Perry, (13) Scott and Scott (14) reported nail changes occurring in 1-16% of the patients, whereas Scott and Scott (14) reported longitudinal ridging, grooving, splitting, striations, anonychia
, subungual hyperkeratosis and thinning.
Another rare variant, idiopathic atrophy of the nails, can cause rapid diffuse nail atrophy and pterygium of the nails and can ultimately lead to permanent anonychia
(4) Nail dysplasia is an essential feature of this syndrome manifested by the presence of triangular lunulae that can be accompanied by anonychia
, hemianonychia, nail hypoplasia, or longitudinal ridging.
congenita totalis: a case report and review of the literature.
He had bilateral and asymmetrical terminal deficiency of fingers, symbrachydactyly with anonychia of toes, and aplasia cutis congenita of the scalp.
KEY WORDS: Adams-Oliver syndrome, Transverse limb deficiency, Aplasia cutis congenita, Scalp defect, Symbrachydactyly, Anonychia, Pakistani subject.
Terminal transverse deficiency of fingers, symbrachydactyly with anonychia of toes, and congenital scalp defect: Case report of a subject with Adams-Oliver syndrome.
He also had generalized xerosis, hyperkeratosis over the palms and soles, minimal lichenification over knees and anonychia
. Clinical examinations of the other systems were normal.