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Glossary for Nail abnormalities in children

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

  • Alopecia Areata: A condition where hair loss occurs in patches for unknown reasons. Although the condition often disappears within a year, it often reoccurs.
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Bacterial diseases: Diseases caused by a bacterial infection
  • Brittle nails: thinning of the nail plate
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
  • Endocarditis: Inflammatory alterations of the endocardium of ones heart
  • Finger symptoms: Symptoms affecting any fingers
  • Fingernail symptoms: Symptoms affecting the fingernails
  • Foot symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both feet
  • Fungal infections: Symptoms from various fungal infections
  • Hand symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hand
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • 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.
  • Itching skin: Itching feeling of the skin.
  • Kidney symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both kidneys.
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Lichen planus: Skin rash
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
  • Lower leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower legs, calves and shins.
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
  • Nail abnormalities: abnormalities of the nail may be missed if the clinician is not aware of the classic patterns that are seen so infrequently
  • Nail conditions: Any condition that affects the nail
  • 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.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Toe symptoms: Symptoms affecting the toes
  • Toenail symptoms: Symptoms of the nails on the toes
  • Vitamin deficiency: When there is any deficiency of vitamins in the body

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