Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Leukonychia striata

Leukonychia striata

History

        Leukonychia striata is one variant of leukonychia, it may be hereditary, traumatic or of systemic origin. This 17-year-old female presented with multiple transverse white bands affecting the finger nails of many years duration. She had no similar family history and was not associated with any systemic disease.
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