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Image Number 324 (Terry's nails)

Nail colour

Diagnosis: Terry's nails

Site: Nails

Sex: M

Age: 65

Type: Clinical

Description: White discoloration of the nails with pink bands at the distal margins of the beds

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis


First reported by Dr.R.Terry in 1954, Terry's nails are associated with advancing age and several diseases including type 2 diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure, chronic renal failure, and cirrhosis of liver.

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