In which condition,the following type of nail abnormality is seen?
B. Lichen Planus
C. Alopecia Areata
D. All of the above
Ans:D. All of the above.
Pitting of the nail is seen in the image.
PITTING OF THE NAILS
Nail pitting — small punctate depressions — are caused by nail matrix inflammation, which can be the result of:
- Psoriasis (random appearance of pits) .
- Alopecia areata (geometric rippled grid) ;
- Eczema; and
- Lichen planus.