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[Yellow nail syndrome: case report].

@article{Machado2009YellowNS,
  title={[Yellow nail syndrome: case report].},
  author={Ronaldo Figueredo Machado and D{\'a}rio J{\'u}nior de Freitas Rosa and Christiane Ara{\'u}jo Chaves Leite and Marcelino Pereira Martins Neto and Alo{\'i}sio Gamonai},
  journal={Anais brasileiros de dermatologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={84 6},
  pages={
          659-62
        }
}
The yellow nail syndrome is a rare disease, in which there is a triad of lymphedema, pleural effusion and slow-growing dystrophic yellow nails. Many associations have already been described; among them, chronic respiratory tract diseases, autoimmune disorders, malignancies and immunodeficiency conditions. Only one third of cases in the literature show all findings. The case reported next is an example of the classical triad. 
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