Yellow nail syndrome and adnexal tumour: causal or casual association?


The yellow nail syndrome is an uncommon condition characterised by dystrophic nails, pulmonary disturbances and lymph oedema. In Brazil as well as in India, this syndrome has been scarcely described, at least in part due to diagnosis pitfalls related with darker skin pigmentation. A case of adnexal malignancy developing several decades after initial signs… (More)


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@article{Santos2010YellowNS, title={Yellow nail syndrome and adnexal tumour: causal or casual association?}, author={Vitorino Modesto dos Santos and Herberth Vera Cruz Furtado Marques and Camila do Carmo Lima and Thiago Zavascki Turra and Pedro Rob{\'e}rio de Melo Nogueira and Lia Nogueira Lima}, journal={The Indian journal of chest diseases & allied sciences}, year={2010}, volume={52 1}, pages={51-3} }