What causes fingernail indentation?


In some cases, fingernail indentation can be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. By taking a closer look at the indents in your fingernails, you can pick out specific characteristics to research further. For instance, indented lines across the width of the nail, known as Beau's lines, occur when growth is temporarily stunted under the cuticle. This can be a result of numerous conditions, including diabetes and zinc deficiency. In contrast, tiny indentations in the nails is called nail pitting. This is a common symptom of psoriasis, as well as certain connective tissue disorders.
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