Braverman's sign

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Braverman's sign
Nail fold capillary telangiectasia (DermNet NZ nail-fold-capillary-telangiectasia-wdhb-v2).jpg
Nail fold capillary telangiectasia
SymptomsTelangiectasias around the nail[1]
Differential diagnosisConnective tissue disease[1]

Braverman's sign is a dermatological sign that consists of fine telangiectasias around the nail.[1] They may be associated with connective tissue diseases. The sign is named after the dermatologist Irwin M. Braverman.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Patel, Laju M.; Lambert, Phelps J.; Gagna, Claude E.; Maghari, Amin; Lambert, W. Clark (September 2011). "Cutaneous signs of systemic disease". Clinics in Dermatology. 29 (5): 511–522. doi:10.1016/j.clindermatol.2011.01.019. ISSN 1879-1131. PMID 21855727.

Further reading

  • Braverman IM. Skin signs of systemic disease. New York: Elsevier; 2008. ISBN 9780721637457