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Horizontal nail ridges in children: Horizontal nail ridges in children refers to furrows in the nails that run in a horizontal manner. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Horizontal nail ridges in children, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Horizontal nail ridges 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)
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