Nail pitting involves punctate depressions of the nail plate.
It is most commonly associated with psoriasis.
Dupuytren’s contracture is a benign and progressive disorder of the hand. It involves the development of cords within the palmar fascia leading to contracture and flexion deformity, often localised to the ring finger.
Although a specific cause has not been established, a number of risk factors have been identified:
Excessive alcohol intake
Manual work: especially involving vibrational machinery
Smoking: smokers are 3 times more likely to develop the condition
Diabetes mellitus: 1 in 5 diabetic patients develop the condition
70% of patients have a hereditary component
Palmar erythema refers to redness involving the heel of the palm.
Chronic liver disease
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