March 5, 2011
Splinter hemorrhages are small areas of bleeding under fingernails or toenails that take the shape of straight lines and may be caused by damage to the vessels; appear as narrow red to reddish brown hemorrhages beneath the nails that run in the direction of nail growth and are named splinter hemorrhage because they have the appearance of a splinter beneath the fingernail; may be caused by microscopic clots that damage the small capillaries under the nails
June 1, 2008
They get their name from their resemblance to a little splinter wedged under the nail. In most cases, these small thin lines are harmless. But techs should be aware they could signal a larger problem.
June 1, 2005
n. (splĭn ‘tər hem’ər-ĭj) small areas of bleeding or hemorrhage underneath the nail bed that take the shape of straight lines; usually caused by hard impact or physical trauma to the nail; usually grows out with the nail after a few months
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