Pachyonychia
Elephant nail, a fingernail or toenail that is abnormally thick. From the Greek pachys, thick + onyx, nail = thick nail.
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Abnormal thickness of the fingernails or toenails. [pachy- + G. onyx, nail]
- p. congenita [MIM*167200] a syndrome of ectodermal dysplasia of abnormal thickness and elevation of nail plates with palmar and plantar hyperkeratosis; the tongue is whitish and glazed owing to papillary atrophy; autosomal dominant inheritance caused by mutation in the keratin 16 gene (KRT16) on chromosome 17q or the keratin 6A gene (KRT6A) on 12q. SYN: Jadassohn-Lewandowski syndrome.

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pachy·o·nych·ia .pak-ē-ō-'nik-ē-ə n extreme usu. congenital thickness of the nails

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pachy·onych·ia (pak″e-o-nikґe-ə) [pachy- + onych- + -ia] hypertrophy and thickening of the nails.

Pachyonychia.


Medical dictionary. 2011.

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