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koilonychia

koilonychia

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introduction

  • koilonychia is a term to denote a concave “spooning” of the nails
  • it is most commonly caused by severe iron deficiency anaemia which may also cause angular stomatitis, altered tongue papillae (eg. atrophic glossitis), diffuse hair thinning, and dry, dull hair with split ends.
koilonychia.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/02 08:51 by gary1