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Research & Reviews  111 results

Laugier-Hunziker syndrome: a case and dermoscopic features.
Dermatology Online Journal; Ingordo V, Ferrara G et. al.

May 3rd, 2022 - Laugier-Hunziker syndrome (LHS) is a sporadic, acquired, and infrequent condition characterized by the onset of brown macules on the lips, the oral mucosa, and the acral glabrous skin (mainly fingers and toes) in middle-aged patients. In several c...

Ungual seborrheic keratosis with longitudinal melanonychia: A case report.
The Journal of Dermatology; Kameda E, Togawa Y et. al.

Apr 17th, 2022 - In this paper, we report the case of a 71-year-old man with an 8-year history of melanonychia on the right little finger, who referred to our hospital because the color of pigmented area had gradually darkened and the width had expanded. Physical ...

Clinical features and natural course of pediatric longitudinal melanonychia: A retrospe...
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Lee JS, Kim S et. al.

Apr 9th, 2022 - Large studies on the clinical features and natural course of pediatric longitudinal melanonychia (LM) are lacking. To investigate the clinical features and natural course of pediatric LM. Retrospective cohort analysis of pediatric patients (age ≤ ...

Preferentially Expressed Nuclear Antigen in Melanoma Expression in Melanocytic Activati...
The American Journal of Dermatopathology; Perrin C

Feb 28th, 2022 - Recent studies have argued that melanocyte preferentially expressed nuclear antigen in melanoma (PRAME) is a sensitive and specific immunohistochemical marker of melanoma, including acral melanoma. In addition, loss of p16 expression has recently ...

A retrospective study of nail squamous cell carcinoma at a single tertiary center: A re...
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Lee J, Shin DM et. al.

Feb 7th, 2022 - A retrospective study of nail squamous cell carcinoma at a single tertiary center: A relationship between longitudinal melanonychia and the depth of invasion.|2022|Lee J,Shin DM,Oh SJ,Park JH,Lee D,|

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News  18 results

Unilateral Nail Clubbing in a Hemiparetic Patient
Geraldine Cheyana Ranasinghe, MD, Omar Ibrahim, MD et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - To the Editor: Few cases of unilateral nail changes affecting only the hemiplegic side after a stroke have been reported. We present a case of acquired unilateral nail clubbing and longitudinal melanonychia in a hemiparetic patient.

Toenail thickening
MDedge Family Medicine;

Feb 13th, 2020 - The FP suspected onychauxis, more commonly called hypertrophic nail. The patient’s toenail had the characteristic features of onychauxis, which include discoloration (usually yellow or brown) and a dull appearance.

Five rules for evaluating melanonychia

Jun 3rd, 2019 - Rule #4: Don’t wimp out when a biopsy is warranted Many dermatologists hem and haw about doing a biopsy for a concerning lesion on the nail, when they wouldn’t hesitate to biopsy a similarly suspicious lesion on the face. But it’s essential to bio.

Was Declining Treatment a Bad Idea?

Apr 11th, 2019 - DISCUSSION Fortunately, this patient’s problem is benign and likely to remain so. Termed longitudinal (or linear) melanonychia (LM), these changes are seen in nearly all African-Americans older than 50 (although it is not uncommon for the conditio.

Longitudinal melanonychia: the good, the bad, and the confusing
Kari Oakes

Aug 20th, 2018 - CHICAGO – A discolored nail can give even seasoned dermatologists pause: Is the cause exogenous? Fungal or bacterial, perhaps? Could it be a subungual melanoma? Should it be followed, clipped, or biopsied? Shari Lipner, MD, outlined a rational app.

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