Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Longitudinal melanonychia

Longitudinal melanonychia

History

        An asymptomatic linear band of brown-black discoloration extending from the base of the fifth fingernail to the distal end of an about one and half year duration in a 22-year-old female. Biopsy of the nail matrix at the site of pigmentation revealed a benign melanocytic nevus.
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