Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

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Edited By: David Isaacs

Impact Factor: 1.193

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 74/118 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1440-1754

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Unusual appearance of nails
A 2-year-old boy presented to his general practitioner with shedding of all his fingernails and toenails. He had a history of widespread rash and febrile illness about 2 months earlier. His 32-year-old aunt had also had a rash after caring for him during this time. What is the nail condition and what is it due to?

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