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Brittle nails in children

Brittle nails in children: Introduction

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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Brittle nails in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Brittle nails in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...read more »

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Brittle nails in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Brittle nails in children

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How Common are these Causes of Brittle nails in children?

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  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 12 causes have no prevalence information.

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Causes of Brittle nails in children Based on Risk Factors

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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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