Photo-onycholysis induced by 8-methoxypsoralen.


Two patients, who we had under surveillance since 1969, were found to develop photo-onycholysis from orally administered 8-methoxypsoralen and sunlight irradiation. Morphological examination of the nail bed revealed characteristics of a microtrauma. The photosensitizing effect of the drug induced the generation numerous binucleate, tetranucleate and… (More)


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@article{Zala1977PhotoonycholysisIB, title={Photo-onycholysis induced by 8-methoxypsoralen.}, author={Lorenzo Zala and A. Omar and A. Krebs}, journal={Dermatologica}, year={1977}, volume={154 4}, pages={203-15} }