Volume 14, Issue 1 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Spring 2007)                   Avicenna J Clin Med 2007, 14(1): 67-69 | Back to browse issues page

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Saied A R, Ayatollahi Mousavi A. A Case Report of Congenital Bilateral Absence of Nail, Middle and Distal Phalanges of the Toes. Avicenna J Clin Med 2007; 14 (1) :67-69
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Introduction: Anonychia is a rare condition in which the nails of the fingers and/or the toes are not formed.

Case Report: 18 years old man is reported with lack of nails and in addition, bone in the middle and distal phalanges of both feet since birth. No other abnormality was found.  

Conclusion: This condition occurs extremely rare and seemingly is a clue to the dependence of nail formation on bone.

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