Image of the Week: Beau lines - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Beau lines

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Beau lines appear as transverse grooves in the nail and are caused by an interruption of the growth at the nail matrix.

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Interruptions can be caused by infection, myocardial infarction, hypotension, and metabolic disturbances including poorly controlled diabetes.To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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Interruptions can be caused by infection, myocardial infarction, hypotension, and metabolic disturbances including poorly controlled diabetes.

To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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