Chevron nails: a normal variant in the pediatric population
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
Medical Subject Headings
Child Development; Female; Humans; Infant; Nails; Nails, Malformed
Dermatology | Pediatrics | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
A 7-month-old girl was evaluated for V-shaped ridging of the fingernails consistent with chevron nails. Chevron nails are a normal variant in the pediatric population that is frequently outgrown. This case nicely demonstrates this normal finding that has so rarely been reported in the literature.
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Citation: Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Jan-Feb;31(1):e24-5. doi: 10.1111/pde.12193. Link to article on publisher's site
Delano, Sophia and Belazarian, Leah, "Chevron nails: a normal variant in the pediatric population" (2014). University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications. 453.