A case and review of congenital leukonychia. Dermatology online journal Pathipati, A. S., Ko, J. M., Yost, J. M. 2016; 22 (10)


Leukonychia refers to a white discoloration of the nails. Although several conditions may cause white nails, a rare, isolated, congenital form of the disease is hypothesized to stem from disordered keratinization of the nail plate. Herein, we report a case of a 41-year-old woman with congenital leukonychia and review prior cases.

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