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Glossary for Abnormal fingernail texture in the elderly

Medical terms related to Abnormal fingernail texture in the elderly or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abnormal fingernail texture: Abnormalities of the surface of the nail.
  • Abnormal fingernail texture in adults: Abnormalities of the surface of the nails in adults.
  • Abnormal nail texture: Abnormalities of the surface of the nail.
  • Abnormal nail texture in adults: Abnormalities of the surface of the nail in adults.
  • Abnormal pain: The abnormal presence of pain that one may feel
  • Alopecia Areata: A condition where hair loss occurs in patches for unknown reasons. Although the condition often disappears within a year, it often reoccurs.
  • Brittle nails: thinning of the nail plate
  • Fingernail abnormalities: Fingernail abnormalities include any type of deformity or malformation of a fingernail.
  • Fingernail symptoms: Symptoms affecting the fingernails
  • Fungal infections: Symptoms from various fungal infections
  • Fungal nail infections: Fungal conditions of the toenail or fingernail
  • Fungal symptoms: Symptoms from various fungal infections
  • Iron deficiency anemia: Iron-deficiency anemia is a blood condition characterized by low levels of iron in the body which leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells.
  • Nail symptoms: Symptoms affecting the fingernails or toenails
  • Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.

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