Received date: March 04, 2016; Accepted date: March 06, 2016; Published date: March 11, 2016
Citation: Ghanei N, Bidaki R, Ardakani ME. Onychomadesis: Clinical Image. Skin Dis Skin Care. 2016, 1:1.
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Arrest of nail matrix is commonly occurred following some of systemic diseases, psychological stress or drug exposures. When nail matrix arrest partially produce transverse ridging of the nail plate (Beau's lines), and onychomadesis is longer-term nail growth stopping or complete nail matrix arrest causes to nail shedding from the proximal part .
Onychomadesis is presented in three patients as a result of hand-foot-mouth disease. All children showed history of infection as fever and upper respiratory tract infection. They involved with oral rash and cutaneous rash in buttock, hands and feet.
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