Chevron nail

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Chevron nail (also known as a "Herringbone nail") is a rare transient fingernail ridge pattern seen in children, a ridge arising from the proximal nailfold and converging in a V-shaped pattern towards the midpoint distally.[1]:786 The nail growth pattern has no known association with medical problems and tends to resolve by early adulthood.[2]

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  1. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. ^ Monteagudo, Benigno and Suárez-Amor, Óscar (February 2010). "Chevron Nail". Indian Pediatrics Journal. Retrieved 2014-02-08.