Isotretinoin-induced nail fragility and onycholysis


Onder M., Oztas M., Oztas P.

JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGICAL TREATMENT, vol.12, no.2, pp.115-116, 2001 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/095466301317085426
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGICAL TREATMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.115-116
  • Keywords: isotretinoin, nail fragility, onycholysis, DYSTROPHY, THERAPY

Abstract

A 23 year old woman who presented with severe acne had been treated with 40 mg/day isotretinoin. On her monthly control, severe cheilitis and bilateral toe nail onycholysis were observed.