An unusual case of factitious onychodystrophy

Jack L. Lesher, Christopher M. Peterson, Joshua E. Lane, Nancy B. Esterly

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Nail disorders are a common dermatologic problem, and when such disorders are self-induced, the diagnosis and treatment can be challenging. We present an unusual instance of factitious onychodystrophy with associated erythronychia of the nail bed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)239-241
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric dermatology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2004


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology

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Lesher, J. L., Peterson, C. M., Lane, J. E., & Esterly, N. B. (2004). An unusual case of factitious onychodystrophy. Pediatric dermatology, 21(3), 239-241.