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Brittle nails in children: Brittle nails in children are fingernails or toenails in a child that are dry and break easily. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Brittle nails in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Brittle nails in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Nail symptoms (391 causes), Toenail Symptoms (302 causes), Fingernail Symptoms (302 causes), Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Toe symptoms (1171 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)
Symptoms related to Brittle nails in children:
Hypochromic microcytic anemia, Ectodermal dysplasia, Fungal nail infection, Progeria, Tinea (13 causes), Reiter's syndrome, Thyroid disease (18 causes), Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Zinc deficiency, Impaired kidney function
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