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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 205-216

Dermoscopic manifestations of nail diseases

Department of Dermatovenereology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Yuping Ran
Department of Dermatovenereology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No. 37, Guo Xue Xiang, Wuhou, Chengdu, Sichuan Province 610041
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ds.ds_26_20

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Nail dermoscopy in recent years has become an auxiliary noninvasive tool for the diagnosis of nail diseases. It detects the differentiating characteristics of the nail units and assesses in the management of nail diseases. Dermoscopy may not be a diagnostic tool for all nail diseases; however, it is very useful for early observation with high magnification. This article discusses the important and common dermoscopic manifestations of nail disease cases in the daily practice. Currently, the indications of dermoscopy include viral, bacterial, fungal, inflammatory, pigmented, traumatic nail diseases, nail tumors, and connective tissue disease.

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