An Idiopathic Leukonychia Totalis and Leukonychia Partialis Case Report and Review of the Literature

@article{Canavan2015AnIL,
  title={An Idiopathic Leukonychia Totalis and Leukonychia Partialis Case Report and Review of the Literature},
  author={Theresa N. Canavan and Antonella Tosti and H. Mallory and Kristopher M McKay and Wendy C Cantrell and Boni Elewski},
  journal={Skin Appendage Disorders},
  year={2015},
  volume={1},
  pages={38 - 42}
}
Leukonychia totalis and leukonychia partialis are rare nail findings characterized by complete or partial whitening of the nail plate. Leukonychia totalis and leukonychia partialis are usually inherited or associated with systemic disease. Here, we report the case of a 25-year-old man with idiopathic acquired leukonychia totalis and leukonychia partialis and review the literature on this topic. 

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