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Image Number 1913 (Leukonychia)

 
Morphology:
Linear

Diagnosis: Leukonychia

Site: Nails

Sex: F

Age: 17

Type:

Description: Transverse white bands.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Leukonychia striata is one variant of leukonychia, it may be hereditary or of traumatic or systemic origin. This patient presented with multiple transverse white bands affecting the finger nails of many years duration. She had no similar family history and was not associated with any systemic disease.



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