onychogryphosis


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onychogryphosis

A condition, mostly afflicting elderly people, in which the nails become thick and disfigured.
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It can clinically resemble other diseases involving the nails like psoriasis and lichen planus, onychogryphosis and nail trauma3.
Dogs were classified as either asymptomatic (no signs suggestive of disease) or symptomatic (the presence of at least one sign of VL infection such as dermatologic and ophthalmic disorders, lymphadenomegaly, splenomegaly, onychogryphosis, apathy, or severe loss of weight) (COURA-VITAL et al.
Characteristic glove and stocking like hyperkeratotic (transgradience) with sharp margin hyperkeratotic plaques on the knee and ankles, slow progressive without remission, sclerodactyly, knuckle pads, hyperkeratotic plaques on the lips and onychogryphosis.
Furthermore, nails may be thickened, discolored, and dystrophic for reasons other than mycotic infection--as is common, for example, in elderly patients who have age-related changes in the nails or onychogryphosis, or even in patients with inflammatory disorders such as psoriasis.
Furthermore, nails may he thickened, discolored, and dystrophic for reasons other than mycotic infection--as is common, for example, in elderly patients who have age-related changes in the nails or onychogryphosis, or even in patients with inflammatory disorders such as psoriasis.
It is characterized clinically by palmo-plantar keratoderma (PPK), aggressive early onset of periodontitis, onychogryphosis, arachnodactyly, acroosteolysis and pes planus.
Beside these structural changes, ageing predisposes to the development or to the worsening of different diseases, such as onychomycosis, brittle nails, onychogryphosis, pachionychia, pincer nails.
Onychogryphosis due to biomechanical trauma from narrow-toed shoes with secondary onychomycosis is a frequently missed diagnosis, Dr.
A ABNORMAL thickening, hardening and curving of nails is called onychogryphosis.