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Onychomadesis in Two Sisters Induced by Varicella Infection

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  • Aslihan Yonca Kocak M.D.,

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    • Dermatology Clinic, Dumlupınar University, Kütahya Evliya Çelebi Education and Research Hospital, Kütahya, Turkey
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  • Oğuzhan Koçak M.D.

    1. Dermatology Clinic, Dumlupınar University, Kütahya Evliya Çelebi Education and Research Hospital, Kütahya, Turkey
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Address correspondence to Aslihan Yonca Kocak, Dumlupinar University, Kütahya Evliya Çelebi Education and Research Hospital, 43100 Kütahya, Turkey, or e-mail: aslihanyy@yahoo.com.

Abstract

Onychomadesis is separation of the nail plate from the nail matrix due to arrest of nail growth for a certain period. Here we describe two patients with onychomadesis on the hands after varicella infection. To our knowledge, this is the first case of onychomadesis reported after varicella infection.

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