University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications

Title

Chevron nails: a normal variant in the pediatric population

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology

Publication Date

1-2014

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Child Development; Female; Humans; Infant; Nails; Nails, Malformed

Disciplines

Dermatology | Pediatrics | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases

Abstract

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

10.1111/pde.12193

Source

Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Jan-Feb;31(1):e24-5. doi: 10.1111/pde.12193. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Pediatric dermatology

PubMed ID

23876198

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