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Naevus striatus unguis.
  1. K. Liddell,
  2. M. D. Catterall


    Three patients presented with an asymptomatic longitudinal pigmented band in a nail. A junctional melanocytic naevus in the nail matrix was suspected; this was confirmed by histological examination in each case. Differential diagnosis and management are discussed, together with a review of the literature. Local excision is considered to be the treatment of choice.

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