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Yellow nail syndrome

Other Names for this Disease
  • Lymphedema with yellow nails
  • YNS
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Your Question

What lung conditions are commonly associated with yellow nail syndrome? How are they treated?

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What lung conditions are commonly associated with yellow nail syndrome? 

Lung conditions commonly associated with yellow nail syndrome, include:[1]
Pleural effusions 
Recurrent attack of bronchitis 
Chronic sinusitis 
Recurrent pneumonia
Last updated: 6/8/2011

How are the respiratory conditions associated with yellow nail syndrome treated?

You can find further information on treatment of pleural effusions, bronchitis, sinusitis, and pneumonia at the following links to, the National Library of Medicine Web site designed to help you research your health questions.

Pleural effusions:
Last updated: 4/27/2011