Color Changes of Nails

25th September'2021 Changes in nail color may result from a color change in the nail plate or in the nail bed. EtiologyPatterns of color changeBROWN NAILSAntimalarial drugsDiffuse blue, brownCancer chemotherapeutic agentsTransverse black bandsHyperbilirubinemiaDiffuse brownJunctional neviLongitudinal brown bandsMalnutritionDiffuse brown or black bandsMelanocyte stimulating hormone oversecretionAddison's diseaseCushing's disease (after adrenalectomy)Pituitary tumorLongitudinal brown bandsMelanomaLongitudinal bands may increase with … Continue reading Color Changes of Nails