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Pachyonychia congenita

pachyonychia congenita pachyonychia con·gen·i·ta (kən-jěn’ĭ-tə)
A hereditary syndrome marked by abnormal thickness and elevation of the nail plates, palmar and plantar hyperkeratosis, and a whitish and glazed tongue due to papillary atrophy. Also called Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome.


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