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European Journal of Dermatology


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  • Figure 1


Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Hospital de Santo António dos Capuchos, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Alameda de Santo António dos Capuchos, 1169.050 Lisbon, Portugal

A 63-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of right thumbnail dystrophy that had been present for two years. The patient denied pain, other local symptoms or a previous history of local trauma. On examination, a 1-mm wide band of longitudinal erythronychia (LE) was observed on the right thumb (figure 1A). Distally, there was a V-shaped notch and a split with a keratotic papule at the hyponychium. Non-polarised dermoscopy revealed a wedged-shaped red band originating in the lunula, associated [...]