J Cutan Med Surg 2008 Jul-Aug;12(4):194-7
Dermatology Service and Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.
: Longitudinal melanonychia (LM) is characterized by the appearance of a longitudinal pigmented band in the nail plate. Melanonychia can occur from many causes, including racial predisposition, trauma, drugs, pregnancy, Addison disease, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, Laugier-Hunziker syndrome, Bowen disease, onychomycosis, benign nail matrix nevi, and melanoma.Objective
: We present a case of diffuse melanonychia developing several months following Mohs surgery for a human papillomavirus-induced recurrent squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the nail bed. Read More