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Onychomatricoma

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Author(s): Laxmisha Chandrashekhar | Thappa Devinder Mohan | Karthikeyan Kaliaperumal | Jayanthi S

Journal: Indian Journal of Dermatology
ISSN 0019-5154

Volume: 48;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 94;
Date: 2003;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Onychomatricoma is a rare tumor of the nail matrix. A 28 year male presented with asymptomatic gradual appearance of yellowish discoloration and thickening of lateral part of nail of the right index finger of 4 years duration. On examination, a yellow longitudinal band of discoloration involving medial one third of the nail was seen over the index finger of the right hand. The affected part of the natil was thickened and showed over curvature and longitudinal riding. Histopathology showed fibroepithelial elements, confirming the diagnosis of onychomatricoma.
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