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Nail shedding related to hand, foot and mouth disease

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In the spring and summer of 2008, 311 cases of onychomadesis (complete nail shedding from the proximal portion without pain or inflammation) were identified in health centres and hospitals in Valencia, Spain (Javier López Davia and colleagues. Pediatr Dermatol 2011;28:1–5). This condition …

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