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Descriptor English: Yellow Nail Syndrome
Descriptor Spanish: Síndrome de la Uña Amarilla
Descriptor Portuguese: Síndrome das Unhas Amareladas
Descriptor French: Syndrome des ongles jaunes
Entry term(s): Lymphedema And Yellow Nails
Nail Syndrome, Yellow
Nail Syndromes, Yellow
Syndrome, Yellow Nail
Syndromes, Yellow Nail
Yellow Nail Syndromes
Tree number(s): C16.320.962
C17.800.529.819
C17.800.621.968
C23.300.820.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056684
Scope note: A rare condition characterized by the presence of yellow nails, LYMPHEDEMA, and/or PLEURAL EFFUSION with respiratory tract involvement. Abnormal lymphatic network may play a role in its etiology. Occasionally inherited, yellow nail syndrome mostly is sporadic without apparent family history.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Nail Diseases (1978-2009)
Nails, Malformed (1965-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
Related: Lymphedema MeSH
Pleural Effusion MeSH
DeCS ID: 53559
Unique ID: D056684
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Yellow Nail Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0528443
Scope note A rare condition characterized by the presence of yellow nails, LYMPHEDEMA, and/or PLEURAL EFFUSION with respiratory tract involvement. Abnormal lymphatic network may play a role in its etiology. Occasionally inherited, yellow nail syndrome mostly is sporadic without apparent family history.
Preferred term Yellow Nail Syndrome
Entry term(s) Lymphedema And Yellow Nails
Nail Syndrome, Yellow
Nail Syndromes, Yellow
Syndrome, Yellow Nail
Syndromes, Yellow Nail
Yellow Nail Syndromes



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