11. Hereditary and Congenital Nail Disorders

  1. Robert Baran MD3,4,
  2. David A. R. de Berker MD5,
  3. Mark Holzberg MD6 and
  4. Luc Thomas MD, PhD7
  1. Smail Hadj-Rabia MD, PhD1,
  2. Lennart Juhlin MD2 and
  3. Robert Baran MD3,4

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118286715.ch11

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

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

How to Cite

Hadj-Rabia, S., Juhlin, L. and Baran, R. (2012) Hereditary and Congenital Nail Disorders, in Baran & Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Fourth Edition (eds R. Baran, D. A. R. de Berker, M. Holzberg and L. Thomas), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118286715.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Franche-Comté, Cannes, France

  2. 4

    Gustave Roussy Cancer Institute, Villejuif Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France

  3. 5

    Bristol Dermatology Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK

  4. 6

    Department of Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

  5. 7

    Department of Dermatology, Lyon 1 University, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre Bénite, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France

  2. 2

    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 3

    University of Franche-Comté, Cannes, France

  4. 4

    Gustave Roussy Cancer Institute, Villejuif Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470657355

Online ISBN: 9781118286715

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Keywords:

  • Nail embryology;
  • Anonychia;
  • “ectodermal dysplasia” (ED);
  • Pachyonychia congenita;
  • Dyskeratosis congenita;
  • Koilonychia;
  • Epidermolysis bullosa

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nail embryology

  • Anonychia

  • Ectodermal dysplasias

  • Nail changes in syndromes with predominant skeletal anomalies

  • Isolated congenital nail dysplasia

  • Koilonychia (spoon nails)

  • Curved nail of the fourth toe

  • Overcurvature of the nails

  • Ectopic nails, onychoheterotopia

  • Congenital malformations caused by drugs or infections

  • Nail discoloration

  • Epidermolysis bullosa

  • Secondary nail changes and some miscellaneous nail conditions

  • References