Twenty Nail Dystrophy with Alopecia Areata in an Atopic Child

    Divya Gopinath, Jayakar Thomas
    TLDR A child with rough nails also had hair loss and allergies.
    The document reports a case of twenty nail dystrophy, a condition characterized by roughness of the nails, in conjunction with alopecia areata of the scalp in a 6-year-old child. Twenty nail dystrophy can occur on its own (idiopathic) or be associated with other dermatological conditions such as psoriasis, alopecia areata, and eczema. This particular case highlights the co-occurrence of twenty nail dystrophy with alopecia areata in a pediatric patient with an atopic background.
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