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Ridged nails

Ridged nails: Introduction

Ridged nails: ridges are elongate crest or a linear series of crests on nails. Ridging in nails may be longitudinal or transverse. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Ridged nails, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Ridged nails: Symptom Checker

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Ridged nails: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Ridged nails may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Ridged nails

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Causes of Ridged nails listed in Disease Database:

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Detailed list of causes of Ridged nails

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How Common are these Causes of Ridged nails?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ridged nails. Of the 22 causes of Ridged nails that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ridged nails:

The following list of conditions have 'Ridged nails' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Ridged nails:

The following list of medical conditions have Ridged nails or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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What are the alternative names for Ridged nails:

Corrugated nails, Nail corrugation, Nail ridging
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Medical Conditions associated with Ridged nails:

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 Ridged nails:

Aging, Arsenic trioxide, Arsenicals, Darier disease (2 causes), Dyshidrotic dermatitis, Ectodermal dysplasia, Eczema (227 causes), Fungal nail infection, Hypodontia

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