October 14, 2014
Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that aff ects men, women, and children. It can be itchy, painful, and leave permanent scars.
Keywords: lichen planus nail diseases skin diseases
September 16, 2014
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern talks about some of the conditions that cause the appearance of stripes, bands, and ridges on the nails.
Keywords: Beau's lines Dr. Dana Stern lichen planus melanoma onychorrhexis
June 26, 2014
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern encounters patients dealing with psoriasis; red, spotted lunula; lichen planus; myxoid cyst; and chemotherapy affecting the nails.
Keywords: chemotherapy Dr. Dana Stern lichen planus lunula Myxoid cyst
April 27, 2012
Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can affect the nails as well as most other parts of the body.
Keywords: lichen planus nail diseases
May 1, 2009
Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can be itchy, painful and leave permanent scars.
Keywords: client health lichen planus
September 1, 2004
Most techs will see overgrown cuticles once in awhile. But that fairly common condition can be easily confused with pterygium, a rare nail condition that should not be serviced.
Keywords: cuticle treatments damage to the nail matrix lichen planus pterygium
June 1, 2003
Onycholysis - separation of the nail plate from the nail bed - may appear innocuous at first, but caution clients against a “wait and see” approach. While you can’t diagnose the condition or its cause, arm yourself and your clients with information.
Keywords: fungal infections lichen planus lifting nail separation onycholysis