Dermatology Book


Terry's Nail

Aka: Terry's Nail
  1. See Also
    1. Leukonychia
  2. See Also
    1. Fingernail
    2. Nail Abnormality
  3. Pathophysiology
    1. Decreased vascular supply to nail bed
  4. Associated Conditions
    1. Liver disease (hepatic Cirrhosis)
      1. Most common cause (occurs in 80% of Cirrhosis)
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    3. Congestive Heart Failure
    4. Hyperthyroidism
    5. Aging
  5. Signs
    1. Proximal 80% of nail is white
    2. Distal band (1-2 mm wide) of nail is normal pink color
    3. Lunula destroyed
  6. Differential Diagnosis
    1. Half-and-Half Nails
  7. Reference
    1. Habif (2004) Clinical Dermatology p. 885
    2. Terry (1954) Lancet, 1:757 [PubMed]

Terry's nail (white proximal nail bed) (C2057530)

Concepts Finding (T033)
English Terry's nail (white proximal nail bed) (physical finding), Terry's nail (white proximal nail bed), Terry's nails were seen
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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