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Digits and Nails
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What are the characteristics of piezogenic pedal papules (PPP)?
What does piezogenic pedal papules look like?
piezogenic pedal papules (ppp)
Piezogenic pedal papules
What are the characteristics of pernio?
What is another name for pernio and what does it look like?
pernio on the hand
pernio on the ear
What is the difference between Raynaud phenomenon and Raynaud's disease?
-Raynaud phenomenon occurs in the presence of an associated disease, usually collagen vascular disease
-Raynaud's disease occurs in the absence of such diseases
What are the characteristics of Raynaud phenomenon?
What medications are often implicated in causing Raynaud phenomenon?
What does Raynaud phenomenon look like?
What are the characteristics of Raynaud's disease?
What are the characteristics of frostbite?
What is the treatment for frostbite?
rapid re-warming by immersion in water 40-42 degrees C for 20 min
-slow re-warming causes larger more destructive crystals
Where is the onychodermal band?
Where is the onychocorneal band?
most distal portion of firm attachment of the nail plate to the nail bed
Where can you see the nail matrix on the nail?
the lunula is the distal aspect of the matrix
What is nail-patella syndrome? What does it look like?
What is onycholysis?
separation of nail plate from nail bed
What are the characteristics of chromonychia?
What is melanonychia and what does it look like?
benign longitudinal melanonychia due to a subungual neavus
-amelanotic melanoma lifting up dystrophic nail
What is Bowen's disease?
Squamous cell carcinoma in situ
What does garlic clove fibroma look like?
What are the characteristics of clubbing?
Describe Lovibond's angle.
Describe Curth's modified profile sign.
What are the characteristics of koilonychia?
What does koilonychia look like?
What is the main cause of Koilonychia?
iron deficiency anemia
What are the characteristics of Nail pitting?
What are the characteristics of Beau's lines?
What do Beau's lines look like?
What are the characteristics of Mee's lines?
What do Mee's lines look like?
What often causes Mee's lines?
What are the characteristics of Meurke's lines?
What do Meurke's lines look like?
What is the difference between Meurke's lines and Mee's lines?
Mee's lines grow out with the nail and Meuke's lines do not, they are part of the nail bed
What causes Meuke's lines?
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