Half and half nail
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|Half and half nails|
|Half and half nail|
Half and half nails, also known as Lindsay's nails, show the proximal portion of the nail white and the distal half red, pink, or brown, with a sharp line of demarcation between the two halves.: 785 Seventy percent of hemodialysis patients and 56% of renal transplant patients have at least one type of nail abnormality. Absence of lunula, splinter hemorrhage, and half and half nails were significantly more common in hemodialysis patients, while leukonychia was significantly more common in transplant patients.: 785 : 659
- ↑ Johnstone, Ronald B. (2017). "2. Diagnostic clues and "need-to-know" items". Weedon's Skin Pathology Essentials (2nd ed.). Elsevier. p. 32. ISBN 978-0-7020-6830-0. Archived from the original on 2021-05-25. Retrieved 2022-04-14.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
- ↑ Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.