onychoptosis

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onychoptosis

the loosening and falling off of the fingernails.
See also: Fingers and Toes
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Onychomadesis associated with mouth, hand and foot disease.
Nail involvement was in the form of pigmentation, transverse ridges, Beau's lines, onychomadesis and onycholysis and corresponded to the extent of severity of the disease.
Enterovirus Co-infections and Onychomadesis after Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease, Spain
Hyperpigmentation, onycholysis, and onychomadesis are nail changes that can be seen after valproic acid use.
Onychomadesis is the proximal separation of the nail plate from the nail matrix and bed.
An outbreak of hand-foot-and-mouth disease mimicking chicken pox, with a frequent association of onychomadesis in Japan in 2009: a new phenotype caused by coxsackievirus A6.
With symptoms like fever, sore throat, followed by Maculopapular and vesicular lesions around the oral cavity, palms and soles and recently adding to the list is onychomadesis.
Other nail changes include koilonychias, onycholysis, onychomadesis, punctuate leukonychia, trachyonychia, Beau's lines and red lunulae (8-11).
The least common observed changes were onychomadesis and longitudinal melanonychia.
13), and we were not able to assess the occurrence of onychomadesis or desquamation of the extremities, which have been frequently associated with CV-A6 outbreaks (9-11,15,20,32).
31) Other nail features in AA are trachyonychia, Beaus lines, onychorhexis, thinning or thickening, onychomadesis, koilonychia, punctuate or transverse leukonychia and red spotted lunula.
Among nail changes in 25% of patients, Beau's lines and onychomadesis were common.