Other Names for this Disease
- Hereditary white nails
- Porcelain nails
- Nail disorder, nonsyndromic congenital, 3
- Total leukonychia
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.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.