Nails Changes in Various Diseases
Nails can act as an indicator of various skin and systemic diseases hence can help in diagnosing the same.
Skin diseases associated with nail changes-
Lichen Planus, Psoriasis, Atopic Dermatitis, Darrier’s disease, Alopecia Areata, Eczemas etc
Systemic diseases associated with nail changes-
Anemia, liver diseases, renal failure patients on dialysis, hypoalbuminemia, post chemotherapy Etc
Treatment for such changes is treating the underlying cause.