European Journal of Dermatology

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 283–284 | Cite as

Residents’corner April 2014. Nail it!: Eye-catching nail folds

Letter to the Editor


Psoriasis Connective Tissue Disease Dermatomyositis Dermal Papilla Autoimmune Rheumatic Disease 


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© John Libbey Eurotext 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, Venereology and AllergologyUniversity Hospital WuerzburgWürzburgGermany

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