Yellow Nail Syndrome: Report of Two Cases and a Brief Review of the Current Literature

Oliveira, Eunice Silva and Marques Santos, Sofia and Ferreira Monteiro, Nuno and Soares, Maria Manuela and Mello e Silva, Alberto (2016) Yellow Nail Syndrome: Report of Two Cases and a Brief Review of the Current Literature. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 3 (1). pp. 1-5. ISSN 2284-2594

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Yellow Nail Syndrome (YNS) is a rare, and probably misdiagnosed, condition. It must be considered in middle-aged patients with unexplained chronic respiratory manifestations, lymphedema and nail abnormalities. We present two cases of undiagnosed YNS until the current admissions, despite several years of investigation. The authors wish to draw attention to this syndrome, of which diagnosis is clinical and of exclusion.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: L'articolo è stato pubblicato nei Latest online nel 2015
Uncontrolled Keywords: Yellow nail; respiratory symptoms; lymphedema
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.5 Malattie del tegumento, dei peli, delle unghie
Depositing User: Chiara D'Arpa
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2016 15:40
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2016 15:40

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