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Descriptor English: Nails, Malformed
Descriptor Spanish: Uñas Malformadas
Descriptor Portuguese: Unhas Malformadas
Descriptor French: Ongles malformés
Entry term(s): Abnormal Nail
Abnormal Nails
Abnormalities, Nail
Abnormality, Nail
Malformed Nail
Malformed Nails
Nail Abnormalities
Nail Abnormality
Nail, Abnormal
Nail, Malformed
Nails, Abnormal
Pachyonychia
Tree number(s): C23.300.820
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009264
Scope note: Deformities in nail structure or appearance, including hypertrophy, splitting, clubbing, furrowing, etc. Genetic diseases such as PACHYONYCHIA CONGENITA can result in malformed nails.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
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
DeCS ID: 9455
Unique ID: D009264
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Nails, Malformed - Preferred
Concept UI M0014431
Scope note Deformities in nail structure or appearance, including hypertrophy, splitting, clubbing, furrowing, etc. Genetic diseases such as PACHYONYCHIA CONGENITA can result in malformed nails.
Preferred term Nails, Malformed
Entry term(s) Malformed Nail
Malformed Nails
Nail, Malformed
Pachyonychia - Narrower
Concept UI M0494508
Scope note Thickened nails.
Preferred term Pachyonychia
Nails, Abnormal - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0497285
Preferred term Nails, Abnormal
Entry term(s) Abnormal Nail
Abnormal Nails
Abnormalities, Nail
Abnormality, Nail
Nail Abnormalities
Nail Abnormality
Nail, Abnormal



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