An unusual case of factitious onychodystrophy

Jack L. Lesher, Christopher M. Peterson, Joshua E. Lane, Nancy B. Esterly

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Nail disorders are a common dermatologic problem, and when such disorders are self-induced, the diagnosis and treatment can be challenging. We present an unusual instance of factitious onychodystrophy with associated erythronychia of the nail bed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)239-241
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric dermatology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology


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