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Whitening of nail plate or white spots on nail plate.

Leukonychia punctata – small white spots with darkened halo on nail plate – due to psoriasis; measles; repeated microtrauma;
Leukonychia striata – transverse white striations – in scleroderma
Leukonychia totalis – entire nail is white – autosomal dominant – rare

Pseudoleukonychia – when colour alteration is due to another condition (eg onychomycosis)


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