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Koilonychia

Koilonychia is a hereditary disorder of the finger nails wherein the nails starts getting thinner and having an outline with lifted ends even known as spoon nails. Crush damage to the nail bed even the bottom of the nail may produce staying defect.

Koilonychia means literally “spoon nails.” The nail is usually thin and often brittle. Koilonychia is mostly happens as an outcome of softening and thinning of the nail plate. Acquired koilonychia may be associated with iron deficiency anaemia. Koilonychia also may result from trauma, constant occupational exposure of the hands to petroleum-based solvents, or nail-patella syndrome. With proper nail care, the Koilonychia can improve in appearance especially if you avoid abusing your nails using them as tools to pick, poke or pry things like for brittle nails, keep the nails short and avoid nail polish.

* Koilonychia is mostly happens as an outcome of softening and thinning of the nail plate.
* Iron deficiency.
* Brittle nails.

Koilonychia is also described as ‘spoon shaped nails’. This disorder is associated with iron deficiency anemia.
Koilonychia also may result from trauma, constant occupational exposure of the hands to petroleum-based solvents, or nail-patella syndrome. In the condition known as koilonychia, the nails are flattened and have concavities. Koilonychia condition is usually self limiting.
* Chronic exposure to moisture or to nail polish can produce brittle nails with peeling of the edge of the nail.
* Crush injury to base of the nail or the nail bed may produce a permanent deformity.

Koilonychia is usually caused through iron deficiency anemia. These nails show raised ridges and are thin and concave.For brittle nails, keep the nails short and avoid nail polish.

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