Nail Lichen Planus | Dermatology Education Nail Lichen Planus Video
August 20, 2019

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Nail Lichen Planus

Nail changes may be present in the absence of skin findings. The usual presentation is proximal-to-distal linear depressions in the nail plate. Inflammation of the matrix results in adhesion of the proximal nail fold to the scarred matrix to form a pterygium.