Nail involvement in histiocytosis X. A 12-year retrospective study.

@article{Timpatanapong1984NailII,
  title={Nail involvement in histiocytosis X. A 12-year retrospective study.},
  author={Penwadee Timpatanapong and P Hathirat and Parttraporn Isarangkura},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={1984},
  volume={120 8},
  pages={1052-6}
}
A retrospective study of nail involvement was made in 15 cases of histiocytosis X (HX). These included seven cases of Letterer-Siwe (LS) disease, four cases of Hand-Schüller-Christian disease, and four cases of eosinophilic granuloma seen at Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, during the years 1970 to 1981. Nail involvement was found in three patients with LS disease, two of whom showed fingernail and toenail dystrophy with onycholysis and subungual hyperkeratosis. Paronychial erythema and… CONTINUE READING