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Melanonychia

MedGen UID:
451078
Concept ID:
C1142305
Finding
Synonym: Melanonychia striata
SNOMED CT: Melanonychia (402633003); Melanonychia striata (402633003)
 
HPO: HP:0100644

Definition

Brown or black discoloration of the nails. [from HPO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVMelanonychia

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Conway J, Bellet JS, Rubin AI, Lipner SR
Cells 2023 Mar 22;12(6) doi: 10.3390/cells12060964. PMID: 36980308Free PMC Article
Lee DK, Lipner SR
Ann Med 2022 Dec;54(1):694-712. doi: 10.1080/07853890.2022.2044511. PMID: 35238267Free PMC Article
Halteh P, Scher RK, Lipner SR
Am J Clin Dermatol 2017 Dec;18(6):763-770. doi: 10.1007/s40257-017-0289-6. PMID: 28488241

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Zaouak A, Chamli A, Ben Mansour N, Jouini W, Fenniche S, Hammami H
Clin Dermatol 2022 Jul-Aug;40(4):388-394. Epub 2022 Feb 15 doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2022.02.012. PMID: 35181410
Smith RJ, Rubin AI
Curr Opin Pediatr 2020 Aug;32(4):506-515. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000921. PMID: 32692049
Linares MA, Zakaria A, Nizran P
Prim Care 2015 Dec;42(4):645-59. doi: 10.1016/j.pop.2015.07.006. PMID: 26612377
Finch J, Arenas R, Baran R
J Am Acad Dermatol 2012 May;66(5):830-41. Epub 2012 Jan 17 doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2010.11.018. PMID: 22257832
Moreno G, Arenas R
Clin Dermatol 2010 Mar 4;28(2):160-3. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2009.12.009. PMID: 20347658

Diagnosis

Conway J, Bellet JS, Rubin AI, Lipner SR
Cells 2023 Mar 22;12(6) doi: 10.3390/cells12060964. PMID: 36980308Free PMC Article
Lee DK, Lipner SR
Ann Med 2022 Dec;54(1):694-712. doi: 10.1080/07853890.2022.2044511. PMID: 35238267Free PMC Article
Alessandrini A, Dika E, Starace M, Chessa MA, Piraccini BM
Dermatol Clin 2021 Apr;39(2):255-267. Epub 2021 Feb 10 doi: 10.1016/j.det.2020.12.004. PMID: 33745638
Park JH, Lee DY, Kim N
J Dermatol 2017 Mar;44(3):279-287. doi: 10.1111/1346-8138.13702. PMID: 28256766
Linares MA, Zakaria A, Nizran P
Prim Care 2015 Dec;42(4):645-59. doi: 10.1016/j.pop.2015.07.006. PMID: 26612377

Therapy

Gupta A, Kuchana SK, Guleria S, Suri D
J Clin Rheumatol 2020 Sep;26(6):e162-e163. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000001031. PMID: 30946288
Yang ST, Cheng M, Lee NR, Chang WH, Lee YL, Wang PH
Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2019 Sep;58(5):709-711. doi: 10.1016/j.tjog.2019.07.023. PMID: 31542098
Halteh P, Scher RK, Lipner SR
Am J Clin Dermatol 2017 Dec;18(6):763-770. doi: 10.1007/s40257-017-0289-6. PMID: 28488241
Piraccini BM, Iorizzo M, Starace M, Tosti A
Dermatol Clin 2006 Jul;24(3):387-91. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2006.03.004. PMID: 16798438
Lee SW, Kim YC, Kim DK, Yoon TY, Park HJ, Cinn YW
J Dermatol 2004 Nov;31(11):904-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1346-8138.2004.tb00624.x. PMID: 15729863

Prognosis

Smith RJ, Rubin AI
Curr Opin Pediatr 2020 Aug;32(4):506-515. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000921. PMID: 32692049
Littleton TW, Murray PM, Baratz ME
Orthop Clin North Am 2019 Jul;50(3):357-366. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2019.03.003. PMID: 31084838
Di Chiacchio N, Ruben BS, Loureiro WR
Clin Dermatol 2013 Sep-Oct;31(5):594-601. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2013.06.007. PMID: 24079589
Finch J, Arenas R, Baran R
J Am Acad Dermatol 2012 May;66(5):830-41. Epub 2012 Jan 17 doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2010.11.018. PMID: 22257832
Haneke E, Baran R
Dermatol Surg 2001 Jun;27(6):580-4. PMID: 11442597

Clinical prediction guides

Starace M, Alessandrini A, Ferrari T, Wong V, Baraldi C, Piraccini BM
J Cutan Pathol 2022 Feb;49(2):147-152. Epub 2021 Aug 30 doi: 10.1111/cup.14119. PMID: 34396563
Koga H
J Dermatol 2017 May;44(5):515-517. doi: 10.1111/1346-8138.13863. PMID: 28447352
Lencastre A, Lamas A, Sá D, Tosti A
Clin Dermatol 2013 Sep-Oct;31(5):587-93. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2013.06.016. PMID: 24079588
Moreno G, Arenas R
Clin Dermatol 2010 Mar 4;28(2):160-3. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2009.12.009. PMID: 20347658
Piraccini BM, Iorizzo M, Tosti A
Am J Clin Dermatol 2003;4(1):31-7. doi: 10.2165/00128071-200304010-00004. PMID: 12477371

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