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BEAU'S LINES

Posted by
dermacurious (NYC, United States) on 31 January 2008 in People & Portrait.

Typically seen in young infants, these horizontal ridges are seen in mutiple nails of the fingers and toes several weeks to months after a high fever. Like the rings of a cut tree, nails can be an important indicator of systemic disease.

Canon PowerShot S400 1/60 second F/7.1 8 mm
 

Canon PowerShot S400
1/60 second
F/7.1
8 mm

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