Acquired racket nails

Authors


Dr N.R. Rowell, Department of Dermatology, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Great George Street, Leeds LSI 3EX.

Summary

We believe that this is the first report of an acquired case of racket nails. The patient developed tertiary hyperparathyroidism and the consequent erosion of the terminal phalanges caused several of the digits to become racket-shaped.

Ancillary