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Idiopathic Acquired True Leukonychia Totalis


  • Photographs were taken and biopsy performed after receiving consent from the patient’s mother.

Address correspondence to Ola Bakry, M.D., Department of Dermatology, Andrology, and STDs, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufiya University, Shebin El Kom, Menoufiya Governorate, 32817, Egypt, or e-mail:


Abstract:  Idiopathic acquired true leukonychia totalis is a rare nail disorder not associated with other abnormalities. We present a case in a 12-year-old Egyptian boy.