Nail consistency

Robert Baran, Rodney P.R. Dawber, Eckart Haneke, Antonella Tosti

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Abstract

The changes in brittle, friable nails are often confined to the surface of the nail plate; this occurs in superficial white onychomycosis and may be seen after the application of nail polish or base coat which causes 'granulations' in the nail keratin. In advanced psoriasis and fungal infection the friability may extend throughout the entire nail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Text Atlas of Nail Disorders
Subtitle of host publicationTechniques in Investigation and Diagnosis
PublisherCRC Press
Pages121-126
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781482207286
ISBN (Print)9781841840963
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Baran, R., Dawber, R. P. R., Haneke, E., & Tosti, A. (2003). Nail consistency. In A Text Atlas of Nail Disorders: Techniques in Investigation and Diagnosis (pp. 121-126). CRC Press.