Picture of Alopecia Areata (Nails)
Alopecia areata (AA) is a chronic, autoimmune disease and while most associate it with temporary and permanent hair loss, it affects the nails in up to 46% of those affected. AA nails may appear pitted with lines, having splitting and/or white spots.
Text Source: American Academy of Dermatology Association
National Library of Medicine
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology