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10. Picture of Leukonychia Totalis

Picture of Leukonychia Totalis
Image Source: Color Atlas of Pediatric DermatologySamuel Weinberg, Neil S. Prose, Leonard KristalCopyright 2008, 1998, 1990, 1975, by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Leukonychia totalis is an inherited disorder that causes discoloration of the nails. Nails affected by the condition are largely white due to abnormal keratinization beneath the nail plate. Inheritance of the condition is through an autosomal dominant pattern.

Image Source: Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology Samuel Weinberg, Neil S. Prose, Leonard Kristal Copyright 2008, 1998, 1990, 1975, by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: "Nonsyndromic Congenital Nail Disorder." Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man.

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