What are possible nail findings in lung disease?
|Nail abnormality||Definition||Associated condition|
|Koilonychia||Transverse and longitudinal concavity – giving a spoon shaped nail||Iron deficiency anaemia|
|Onycholysis||Separation of nail plate from nail bed, leaving a white discolouration.||Sarcoidosis, ankylosing spondylitis|
|Yellow Nail||Slow growingnail, with‘heaped up’ appearance. The lunula disappears and the nail shows a yellow hue.||Pleural effusion, bronchiectasis|
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