Chevron nails: a normal variant in the pediatric population
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
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.
DOI of Published Version
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.