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Image Number 2112 (Terry's nails)

Nail colour

Diagnosis: Terry's nails

Site: Nails

Sex: M

Age: 60


Description: White nails with distal pinkish band.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This man had chronic renal failure presented with classical Terry's nails (the whole nail plate is white except distal 1-2 mm is being pink). Terry's nails may be seen in elderly people, IDDM, liver cirrhosis, congestive heart failure and chronic renal failure.

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