Which systemic diseases are associated with onycholysis?

Updated: Nov 20, 2020
  • Author: Melanie S Hecker, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Systemic diseases and states in onycholysis are as follows:

  • Amyloid and multiple myeloma

  • Anemia (iron deficient)

  • Bronchiectasis

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • Erythropoietic porphyria

  • Histiocytosis X

  • Hyperthyroidism [1]

  • Hypothyroidism

  • Ischemia (peripheral, impaired circulation)

  • Leprosy

  • Lupus erythematosus

  • Neuritis

  • Pellagra

  • Pemphigus vulgaris

  • Pleural effusion

  • Porphyria cutanea tarda

  • Pregnancy

  • Psoriatic arthritis

  • Reiter syndrome

  • Sarcoidosis

  • Scleroderma

  • Shell nail syndrome

  • Syphilis

  • Yellow nail syndrome


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