Chapter 2. Physical Signs

  1. R. Baran MD1,
  2. R.P.R. Dawber MA, MB, ChB, FRCP2,
  3. D.A.R. de Berker MB, BS, MRCP3,
  4. E. Haneke Prof Dr Med4 and
  5. A. Tosti MD5
  1. R. Baran,
  2. R.P.R. Dawber and
  3. B. Richert

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694947.ch2

Baran and Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Third Edition

Baran and Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Baran, R., Dawber, R.P.R. and Richert, B. (2001) Physical Signs, in Baran and Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Third Edition (eds R. Baran, R.P.R. Dawber, D.A.R. de Berker, E. Haneke and A. Tosti), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694947.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Le Grand Palais, Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France

  2. 2

    Consultant Dermatologist and Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Dermatology, The Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Dermatology, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK

  4. 4

    Prof Dr Med, Klinikk Bunas, Sandvika, Oslo, Norway

  5. 5

    Professor of Dermatology, Istituto di Clinica Dermatologica, dell' Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053582

Online ISBN: 9780470694947

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Keywords:

  • koilonychia;
  • circumferential fingernail;
  • erythronychia;
  • leuconychia;
  • trachyonychia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Modification in the Configuration of the Nail

  • Modification of the Nail Surface

  • Modification of the Nail Plate and Soft Tissue Attachments

  • Modifications in Perionychial Tissues

  • Modification in the Consistency of the Nail

  • Modification in Colour: Chromonychia or Dyschromia