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Congenital leuconychia striata
  1. Yashdeep Singh Pathania,
  2. Anil Budania
  1. Dermatology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodhpur, Jodhpur, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anil Budania, Dermatology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodhpur, Jodhpur 410730, India; anilbuddy25{at}

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A 26-year-old man born out of non-consanguineous marriage with no comorbidities presented with asymptomatic multiple opaque white complete transverse striations or bands over all fingernails sparing both fifth digit nails in the hands (figure 1A,B) and incomplete transverse opaque white bands on left first, second toenails and right second toenail (figure 2). There was no history of trauma to hands and feet, intake of any medications and occupational exposure to heavy metals like arsenic or thallium. …

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  • Contributors YSP saw the case and prepared the manuscript. AB was involved in overall supervision.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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