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ungueal anomalies in psoriasis

Monday 10 October 2016

NAIL INVOLVEMENT

- seen in up to 50% of psoriasis patients, more common in patients with psoriatic arthropathy
- histopath -> psoriasiform onychitis with spongiform pustulation, negative fungal special stains (see photos)
- differential -> onychomycosis, eczematous onychitis, Reiter syndrome

See also

- psoriasis