PROXIMAL NAIL FOLD:
RED SPOTS in the proximal nail fold are associated with various medical problems - especially when more nail disorders are present!
Related diseases are e.g.: rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, dermatomyositis, sclerodermis, vascular disease, psoriasis, and Raynaud's phenomenon [sources: Medscape, AAFP]; medical vocabulary: telangiectasia.
Synonyms: nail fold telangiectasia, NFT
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THE NAIL UNIT
The eight basic components of the nail unit include: 1 - proximal nail fold;
2 - cuticle; 3 - lunula; 4 - nail plate;
5 - lateral nail folds; 6 - nail bed;
7 - hyponychium; 8 - free edge.
* NOTICE: The HandResearch Nail Tutor Tool
is still in development
- currently this tool discriminates 57 fingernail disorders in the nails.
The NAIL TUTOR tool is an aspect of Medical Hand Analysis
& Multi-Perspective Hand Reading
. The purpose of this tool is to help you identify the nature of your fingernail disorder. The section fingernail disorders
presents a more comprehensive overview of the most common fingernail abnormalities.
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