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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 338--339

Pachyonychia congenita-like nail changes treated successfully with a combination of vitamins A and E: A case report

Dermatology Department, Government Medical College & Hospital, Faridkot - 151203, India

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B B Mahajan
Dermatology Department, 224 Medical Campus, Faridkot - 151203
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PMID: 17642932

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A 20-year-old man presented with thickening, subungual hyperkeratosis and discoloration of all the nails of both hands and both great toes since birth. No other ectodermal abnormalities were found. Treatment with vitamins A and E in high doses along with a moisturizing ointment topically for one year resulted in complete resolution of all nail abnormalities.


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