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Glossary for Abnormal nail shape in adults

Medical terms related to Abnormal nail shape in adults or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abnormal nail shape in children: Abnormal nail shape in children refers to adult nails which have an unusual shape.
  • Abnormal nail shape in infants: Abnormal nail shape in infants refers to adult nails which have an unusual shape.
  • Abnormal nail size: Nails which are of an abnormal size - either bigger or smaller.
  • Abnormal pain: The abnormal presence of pain that one may feel
  • Abnormal toenail shape: Abnormal shape of the toenail.
  • Abnormal toenail shape in adults: Abnormal shape of the toenail in adults.
  • Abnormal toenail size: Abnormal size of the toenail.
  • Abnormally curved ends of fingernails: Abnormally curved ends of fingernails refers to ends of fingernails which are curved.
  • Abnormally curved ends of nails: Abnormally curved ends of nails refers to ends of nails which are curved.
  • Abnormally curved ends of toenails: Abnormally curved ends of toenails refers to ends of toenails which are curved.
  • Bronchiectasis: Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages.
  • Cirrhosis of liver: diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules
  • Clubbing: Rounded or club-like shape of fingers or foot
  • Cyanosis: Blueness or purple coloring of skin.
  • Finger clubbing: Swelling of the tissue beneath the fingernails, generally due to a chronic disease process elsewhere in the body
  • Inflammatory bowel disease: Inflammatory bowel disease refers to digestive symptoms resulting from chronic bowel inflammation. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two of the main subtypes of the disease. Scientists have discovered an array of genetic mutations which can result in an increased susceptibility to inflammatory bowel disease. Not all people with the genetic anomaly will develop the condition but it can increase the risk especially if other environmental factors are also present. The severity of the disease that develops is variable.
  • Lung abscess: The formation of a localized collection of puss in a cavity in the lungs
  • Nail conditions: Any condition that affects the nail
  • Nail symptoms: Symptoms affecting the fingernails or toenails
  • Neurosyphilis: Syphilis affecting the nervous system.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis: An autoimmune inflammatory condition which primarily affects the joints

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