The hands of children: what are the common fingernail problems during childhood?

The hands of children: what are the common fingernail problems during childhood?

The hands of children: about fingernail disorders in childhood!

While fingernail disorders are usually merely a ‘cosmetic problem’, the fingernails do present important signs related to your health!

The nail can be affected by a wide spectrum of congenital, familial or acquired disorders.

This article describes for you the ‘normal’ nail disorders + the ‘serious’ nail problems in infants & children – including a list of the most common diseases that cause fingernail problems.

Certain nail disorders in childhood are common and pretty harmless – the following nail problems are an example of belong to the ‘harmless’ category: (1) Beau’s lines, (2) fragile nails, (3) pits of the nail plate, (4) koilonychia, (5) v-ridging (chevron nails), (6) punctate leukonychia, and (7) periungual pigmentation.

However, other nail disorders are often related to various congenital, familial or acquired disorders. You can read more about how to recognize these nail conditions, in the following articles:

The hands of children: fingernail disorders in childhood
Examining fingernails in elderly patients

The fingernail & toenail enclyclopedia.

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Lee Redmond had the world’s longest fingernails

Lee Redmond loses the Guinness World Record longest fingernails.

Lee Redmond loses Guinness World Record longest fingernails in a car crash.

Lee Redmond loses Guinness World Record ‘longest fingernails’ in car crash:

The Guinness World Record for longest fingernails was broken Wednesday, so to speak.

‘Longest fingernails’ Guinness World Record holder Lee Redmond from Salt Lake City has been growing her nails since 1979, but they were broken off in a four-car pileup car crash, according Salt Lake County sheriff’s spokesman Don Hutson.

Lee Redmond was ejected from the SUV vehicle; the injuries to Lee Redmond were serious but not life threatening and she was taken to hospital, according to police.

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