" ...managed to find is related to the chemotherapy and melanoma. Basically is you are suffering from longitudinal Melanonychia (the hyperpigmentation of the skin and nails) induced by... "
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" ...only gotten darker. 1- subungual melanoma is one of the causes of longitudinal melanonychia , longitudinal melanonychia is rare in people who ...similarities 2- there is melanoma in the family b... "
" ...YOU GO SON! Melanonychia (also referred to as melanonychia striata) is brown or ...commonly takes 2 forms: diffuse melanonychia or longitudinal melanonychia (LM). The most important cause... "
" ...what is called Melanonychia striata, which might ...now is melanoma. I've known more people who have died of melanoma who were in their 20s and 30s than who were in their 50s or 60s. Something t... "
" ...shoes for long periods, have diabetes, are involved in a ...disease can be another cause. Malignant melanoma, benign melanocytic nevi, melanonychia striata (seen in HIV infection,... "
" ...Melanonychia needs to be evaluated ...a sign of subungual melanoma. In fact, melanoma has to be always ...determine the cause of the hyperpigmentation based exclusively on histologic data and... "
" ...sign which is seen in malignant melanoma. Only a black line on ...could be a simple longitudinal melanonychia or part of nail lichen ...matrix biopsy to rule out malignant melanoma. Hope thi... "
" Hi phl666, It may be something called 'Melanonychia' which are vertical pigmented bands known commonly as 'nail ...hun. It could signify a malignant melanoma or lesion. Though dark streaks... "
" ...code to that condition (i.e. melanoma, hematoma, etc). 703.9 is an ...to the skin and subcutaneous tissues, not the nail. Melanonychia is a black or brown pigmentation of the nail... "
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