Other Names for this Disease
- Hereditary white nails
- Nail disorder, nonsyndromic congenital, 3
- Porcelain nails
- Total leukonychia
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There is no universally successful treatment for the whitening of the nails in people with leukonychia totalis. However, if the condition is known to have an underlying cause, treating that cause (when possible) may improve the condition.
Last updated: 2/19/2014
- Marla J. F. O'Neill. NAIL DISORDER, NONSYNDROMIC CONGENITAL, 3; NDNC3. OMIM. August 11, 2011; http://omim.org/entry/151600. Accessed 2/18/2014.