leukonychia


Leukonychia is the complete or partial whitening (spots) of the natural nail plate; usually caused by external physical damage, but other medical conditions may be responsible.

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Seeing White Spots

March 1, 2006

Don’t be alarmed if you notice your client’s nails turning white. It’s most likely a case of leukonychia and while it sounds serious, in reality, the discoloration may simply be a result of a minor injury to the nail.

The Nail Doctor: Over-vigorous Manicuring Can Cause White Nails

June 1, 1995

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