psoriatic nails

psoriatic nails

fingernail and toenail dystrophy due to psoriatic involvement of the nail matrix; 90% of patients with psoriatic arthropathy show psoriatic nail dystrophies; see nail, nails in psoriasis
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They also observed the characteristics of psoriatic nails were pitting, discoloration, onycholysis and subungual hyperkeratosis, as well as crumbling and grooving of nails and splinter hemorrhages.
The histopathological features seen with psoriatic nails were hypergranulosis of nail bed and neutrophilic infiltrate in nail matrix.
Thirty-one outpatients with symmetrically comparable psoriatic nails were enrolled.
Subjects aged 20-65 years with symmetrically comparable psoriatic nails on each hand were eligible.
As far as we know, indigo naturalis is among one of the first botanical drugs that were used to treat psoriatic nails.
can distinguish psoriatic nails from habit-tic deformity.
Psoriatic nail lesions can occur in the absence of classic skin findings.
Fungal colonization of psoriatic nails is a quite frequent clinical problem and should be taken into consideration by dermatologists working with psoriatic patient.
A prospective study in 2003 was done on psoriatic nails in Poland where one hundred six admitted psoriatic patients were evaluated for nail changes.
Pitting (Figure 1) was the most common finding in psoriatic nails accounting for 70 % cases followed by onycholysis in 52% and subungual hyperkeratosis (Figure 2) in 40% cases.
In nail psoriasis, Onychomycosis due to candida, non- dermatophytes and bacterial infections like pseudomonas is seen commonly but dermatophytes are never isolated in psoriatic nails.
A double-blind study of superficial radiotherapy in psoriatic nail dystrophy.