II. Characteristics

  1. Proximal 40-80% of nail bed: White
  2. Distal nail bed: Red, pink, or brown
    1. Color deepens with nail plate pressure

III. Associated Conditions

IV. Differential Diagnosis

  1. Terry's Nails (proximal 80% of nail bed is white)

V. Management

  1. Resolves with improvement in Kidney Function

VI. References

  1. Lindsay (1967) Arch Intern Med 119:583

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Ontology: Half-and-half nail (C0423832)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 50077007
English Half and half nail syndrome, half and half nails (physical finding), half and half nails, half and half nails were seen, Azotemic onychopathy, Half-and-half nail, Half-and-half nail (disorder), Azotaemic onychopathy
Spanish onicopatía azotémica (trastorno), onicopatía azoémica (trastorno), onicopatía azoémica, onicopatía azotémica, síndrome de la uña por mitades