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Nail Psoriasis (cont.)

Nail Psoriasis Pictures

Media file 1: Anatomy of the nail, view from top.
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Media file 2: Anatomy of the nail, side view.
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Media file 3: Nail psoriasis with nail loosening. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 4: Nail psoriasis of the fingernails and toenails. Note discoloration. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 5: Nail psoriasis with pitting. Image courtesy of Hon Pak, MD.
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Media file 6: Nail psoriasis with joint involvement.
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Media file 7: Extensive psoriasis with nail and joint involvement.
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Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Cindy Li, DO, Dermatologist and Cosmetic Surgeon, Department of Dermatology, St Barnabas Hospital, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Editors: Dirk M Elston, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; William D James, MD, Program Director, Vice-Chair, Paul R Gross Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

REFERENCE:

Li, Cindy. "Nail Psoriasis Overview of Nail Psoriasis." Medscape.com. Mar. 29, 2011. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1107949-overview>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/1/2014

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