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Glossary for Nail weakness

Medical terms related to Nail weakness or mentioned in this section include:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A degenerative motor neuron disease marked by weakness and wasting of the muscles which starts at the hands and legs and spreads to the rest of the body. Death occurs in 2 to 5 years. Also called Lou Gehrig's disease or wasting palsy.
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Claw hand: Claw hand is a deformity of the hand that causes abnormally bent fingers and gives the hand the appearance of an animal's claw.
  • Dermatomyositis: A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash.
  • Diabetes: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Duputyren's contracture:
  • Finger stiff: Lack of ease or comfort in moving the fingers.
  • Finger symptoms: Symptoms affecting any fingers
  • Fingernail symptoms: Symptoms affecting the fingernails
  • Fingernail weakness: Weakness of the finger muscles.
  • Foot symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both feet
  • Hand symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hand
  • Knuckle stiff: A feeling of restricted mobility. It is often caused by the overuse of a muscle and to be due to the build up of lactic acid.
  • Knuckle weakness: A decrease in the usual strength of the movements of the finger or fingers.
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Lower leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower legs, calves and shins.
  • Lupus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Metacarpal stiff: Difficulty in flexing the hands.
  • Metacarpal weakness: A decrease in the usual strength of the movements of the hand.
  • Metacarpophalangeal joint stiffness: A feeling of restricted mobility often caused by the overuse of a muscle and to be due to the build up of lactic acid.
  • Metacarpophalangeal joint weakness: A decrease in the usual strength of the movements of the finger or fingers.
  • Mucopolysaccharidoses: A lysosomal storage disorder that is caused by a deficiency of the ability to metabolise glycosaminoglycans
  • Nail conditions: Any condition that affects the nail
  • Nail stiff: Lacking ease or comfort of movement of the nails.
  • Nail symptoms: Symptoms affecting the fingernails or toenails
  • Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
  • Phalanges stiff: A feeling of restricted mobility in the fingers or toes often caused by the overuse of a muscle and due to the build up of lactic acid.
  • Raynaud's disease: It is a reversible ischemia of the peripheral arterioles. It is a painful sensation affecting the fingers and toes associated with whitening or redness
  • Raynaud's phenomenon: A condition where the body extremities sweat and turn blue and cold. Exposure to cold, emotional stress and smoking may trigger the condition. Also known as acrocyanosis.
  • Scleroderma, systemic: A rare autoimmune connective tissue disease where the body attacks parts of the body and causes scarring and thickness of the tissue. In the systemic form, the skin and organs are involved.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Toe symptoms: Symptoms affecting the toes
  • Toenail symptoms: Symptoms of the nails on the toes
  • Trigger finger: Trigger finger is a type of stenosing tenosynovitis in which the sheath around a tendon in the thumb or finger becomes swollen, or a nodule forms on the tendon. The condition is very painful, especially when the locked digit snaps (releases) beyond the restriction by the use of increased force.
  • Weakness: Symptoms causing weakness of the body
  • Wegener's granulomatosis: A rare disease involving blood vessel inflammation which can affect the blood flow to various tissues and organs and hence cause damage. The respiratory system and the kidneys are the main systems affected.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Nail weakness:

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