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How do nails become psoriatic?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
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In brief: Psoriasis

At the time that psoriatic (pathological) change involves nail "root"(matrix), the nails would be psoriatic when they form and grow out.

In brief: Psoriasis

At the time that psoriatic (pathological) change involves nail "root"(matrix), the nails would be psoriatic when they form and grow out.
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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Dr. Tracy Sinha
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Same appendeges

Nali, hair .. Skin are cousins i.
E come from same same appendages and is autoimmune disease , can affect any organ.

In brief: Same appendeges

Nali, hair .. Skin are cousins i.
E come from same same appendages and is autoimmune disease , can affect any organ.
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Dr. Tracy Sinha
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Psoriasis

Pitting of the nails is a symptom of psoriasis.
Nail pitting is small depressions in the nails. Nail pitting is most common in people who have psoriasis — a condition characterized by scaly patches on the skin. Nail pitting can also be related to connective tissue disorders, such as reiter's syndrome, and alopecia areata — an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.

In brief: Psoriasis

Pitting of the nails is a symptom of psoriasis.
Nail pitting is small depressions in the nails. Nail pitting is most common in people who have psoriasis — a condition characterized by scaly patches on the skin. Nail pitting can also be related to connective tissue disorders, such as reiter's syndrome, and alopecia areata — an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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