A rare Occurrence of Anonychia in a Neonate : A case Report

Authors

  • Deepak Mishra Pediatrician, Kanti Childrens’ Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Pankaj Ray Chief Consulatant Pediatrician, Kanti Childrens’ Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Chandra Bhal Jha Senior Consultant Dermatologist, Koshi Hospital, Biratnagar, Nepal
  • Rakesh Mishra Orthopaedic Surgeon, National Trauma Center, Kathmandu, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/mjsbh.v22i1.44357

Keywords:

Anonychia, autosomal recessive, non-syndromic

Abstract

Congenital anonychia in isolated form is a rare anomaly in which there is an absence of nails of fingers and toes since birth. However, other ectodermal and mesodermal defects in the body are absent. Here, we report a case of 30-hour old female with e rare congenital disorder anonychia in fingernails of her left hand and all toenails. All other systemic examinations were normal. The baby was born of a consanguineous marriage, and the father also had absent nails in multiple fingers.

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Published

2023-10-23

How to Cite

Mishra, D., Ray, P. ., Jha, C. B., & Mishra, R. . (2023). A rare Occurrence of Anonychia in a Neonate : A case Report. Medical Journal of Shree Birendra Hospital, 22(1), 47–49. https://doi.org/10.3126/mjsbh.v22i1.44357

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Case Reports