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onychorrhexis

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Onychorrhexis refers to split or brittle nails that also have a series of lengthwise ridges; can be caused by injury to the fingers, excessive use of cuticle solvents, nail polish removers, and careless or rough filling.

Keywords: brittle nails   nail diseases   onychorrhexis  

Under the Microscope: Brittle Nails

September 30, 2011  | Article

Sometimes called onychorrhexis or onychoschizia, brittle nails peel, split, and break easily.

Keywords: brittle nails   nail diseases   onychorrhexis   onychoschizia  

What Is Onychorrhexis?

October 1, 2009  | Article

It’s a long name for a common condition — longitudinal ridging — and just the type of problem that makes nail techs look like miracle workers in the eyes of their clients.

Keywords: brittle nails   onychorrhexis   ridged nails  

What Are Brittle Nails?

October 1, 2008  | Article

So common they hardly rate as a condition, brittle nails are often nothing more than the body’s response to environmental conditions. A trip to the nail salon can be an informative and satisfactory first step to making brittle nails beautiful.

Keywords: brittle nails   onychorrhexis  

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