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Posted by: Showstar | 2011/04/15

Nails

What causes white patches on finger nails?

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It is called leukonychia and is caused by injury to the fingers/nails. There are other conditions also causing white discolouration of the nailbed and it should be examined by your doctor. Please refer to the following link for detailed information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leukonychia

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