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Yellow nail syndrome.
  1. A. Hershko,
  2. B. Hirshberg,
  3. M. Nahir,
  4. G. Friedman
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.


    The yellow nail syndrome was defined as a clinical entity in the 1960s. Although nail abnormalities were the first sign to be noticed, this syndrome is now known to involve multiple organ systems and its association with other diseases is well described. A review of the medical literature is provided.

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