Half-and-half nails | definition of half-and-half nails by Medical dictionary
Lindsay, P.G. (redirected from half-and-half nails)
Lindsay, P.G., 20th century U.S. physician.
Lindsay nails - the distal portion of the fingernails develops brown pigmentation due to chronic renal failure. Synonym(s): half-and-half nails
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Among type of manifestations xerosis was noted in 96% generalized xerosis 70% alopecia 70% half-and-half nails 36% scaling 20% and ichthyosis 10%.
Among types of skin manifestation; xerosis accounts for 91% followed by pruritus in 65% hyperpigmentation 54% oral lesions 69% and half-and-half nails in 57%.
18) Half-and-half nails
have also been detected in hemodialysis patients, renal transplant recipients, (17) and in HIV patients.