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The Nails, Hair, and Skin 

The Nails, Hair, and Skin
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The Nails, Hair, and Skin
Author(s):

William Reardon

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195300451.003.0012
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date: 07 June 2020

"This chapter covers clinical signs relating to the nails, hair, and skin (Absent or Hypoplastic Nails, "Tale of a Nail" Sign, Longitudinal Splitting of the Nails, Short Nails, Temporal Balding, Sparse Hair/Alopecia, Poliosis, Cafe'-au-Lait Patches, Acanthosis Nigricans, Diffuse Hypopigmented Streaky Lesions, Piebaldism, Cutis Marmorata, Capillary Hemangioma, Telangiectasia, Ichthyosis, Excess Skin ) and, for each sign, gives information on how to recognize the sign, establishing a differential diagnosis, and investigations to consider. Relavent images are included for each sign.

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