Congenital brachydactyly and nail hypoplasia: clue to bone-dependent nail formation.

@article{Seitz2005CongenitalBA,
  title={Congenital brachydactyly and nail hypoplasia: clue to bone-dependent nail formation.},
  author={Cornelia Sabine Seitz and Henning Hamm},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={152 6},
  pages={1339-42}
}
Congenital hyponychia and anonychia are rare malformations which may form part of syndromes such as nail-patella syndrome, ectodermal dysplasias and brachydactylies, or may occur as an isolated finding. Congenital hyponychia and anonychia are frequently accompanied by underlying skeletal abnormalities. A 20-year-old woman showed congenital bilateral hypoplasia or aplasia of the second, third and fourth toenails with corresponding phalanx dysplasia or aplasia of the affected toes. Malformations… CONTINUE READING