koilonychia vs beau's lines (Beaus lines caused by  various health problems including Hypercalcemia)

koilonychia vs beau's lines (Beaus lines caused by various health problems including Hypercalcemia)

Horizontal Ridges in Nails – aka Beau Lines: Causes and Treatment

Are Horizontal ridges in nails sign of serious health problems?

Beau's Lines

Beau’s Lines or Horizontal Ridges on Nails

Beau's lines are indentations that run across the nails. The indentations can appear when growth at the area under the cuticle is interrupted by injury or severe illness.  Conditions associated with Beau's lines include uncontrolled diabetes and peripheral vascular disease, as well as illnesses associated with a high fever, such as scarlet fever, measles, mumps and pneumonia. Beau's lines can also be a sign of zinc deficiency.

Fingernails — See photos of fingernail conditions that warrant medical attention.

Beau's lines: a ridged or grooved line that runs horizontally across the nail

What Are Beau's Lines?

Unattractive lines that run horizontally across the nails, Beau’s lines present an excellent opportunity for techs to showcase their skills.

French physician Joseph Honoré Simon Beau first described "Beau's lines," or transverse ridges -- horizontal grooves on the nail -- in 1846.

Beau’s lines occur when the nail matrix is injured and the growth of the nail is slowed. Find out more information on causes and how to remedy beau’s lines.

Beau's lines

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Beau's lines on fingernails - Symptom Checker - check medical symptoms at RightDiagnosis

Beau's lines on fingernails - Symptom Checker - check medical symptoms at RightDiagnosis

Doctors Gates: Multiple Beau's Lines

A man was referred for the evaluation of changes to his fingernail

ongles-lignes-de-beau =  la malnutrition, la crise cardiaque, les maladies du foie, des infections graves comme les oreillons, la rougeole, la scarlatine, la pneumonie et les troubles métaboliques comme un diabète mal contrôlé.

Ce que les anomalies des ongles disent au sujet de votre santé

ongles-lignes-de-beau = la malnutrition, la crise cardiaque, les maladies du foie, des infections graves comme les oreillons, la rougeole, la scarlatine, la pneumonie et les troubles métaboliques comme un diabète mal contrôlé.

Grooves across the fingernails (Beau's lines)  Deep lines or grooves that go from left to right across the nail are known as Beau's lines. They may be a sign of:      an illness that started a few months ago     chemotherapy     a previous injury     previous exposure to extremely cold temperatures, if you have Raynaud's disease (a common condition affecting the blood supply to the fingers and toes)

Grooves across the fingernails (Beau's lines) Deep lines or grooves that go from left to right across the nail are known as Beau's lines. They may be a sign of: an illness that started a few months ago chemotherapy a previous injury previous exposure to extremely cold temperatures, if you have Raynaud's disease (a common condition affecting the blood supply to the fingers and toes)

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