Medical Definition of Yellow nail syndrome

1. The complete or almost complete cessation of all nail growth, with thickening of the nails, increase in the convexity, loss of cuticles, and yellowing; the resulting onycholysis can cause loss of some of the nails; the condition is often associated with pulmonary disease but differs from clubbing in that the soft tissues are not hypertrophic. Synonym: yellow nail syndrome. (05 Mar 2000)



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