Yellow nail syndrome

Nanda, Sudip; Dorville, Fabio
October 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/27/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 9, p614
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study on the yellowish discoloration of a 58-year-old woman's fingernails and toenails which was classified as edema. It states that several nonproductive coughs and difficulty of getting the shoes on are some of the experiences of the patient. It notes that serum albumin level reduction in the body was detected in the biochemical tests of the patient. Moreover, it mentions that vitamin E therapy trials on the discoloration of nails was ineffective.


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