Total congenital anonychia. A case report.

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Sotiriou E., Devliotou D., Sotiriadis D. 2004. Total congenital anonychia. A case report. Eur. J. Pediat. Dermatol. 14 (1):35-6.


Sotiriou E. Devliotou D. Sotiriadis D.
pp. 35-6


Congenital absence of all nails is a rare anomaly. It is usually associated with malformations of ectodermal or mesodermal origin and is part of syndromes or it can be isolated. Here is reported a 2-year-old female with total congenital anonychia. Complete physical examination of the child revealed no abnormalities. X-ray of the hands and feet demonstrated no underlying deformities.


Anonychia, Congenital