Red lunulae in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis

Joseph L. Jorizzo, Emilio B. GonzalezD, Jerry C. Daniels

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Red nails, a distinctive, dusky red, blanchable erythema of the lunula area of the nail bed, has been previously reported three times in the English language literature, in each instance in association with alopecia areata. An identical case of red nails here in association with 'classical' rheumatoid arthritis is reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)711-714
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983


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  • Dermatology

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