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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 18-19

A case of Mees’ line secondary to paraquat

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, AIIMS Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

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Anupama Bains
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, AIIMS, Basni Phase-2, Jodhpur 342005, Rajasthan
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DOI: 10.4103/1110-6530.207493

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Nail abnormalities are window to systemic diseases. Although they are not specific to a disease, they can be of great help in the diagnosis of a disease. Mees’ lines are white transverse bands present in nail that are commonly seen in arsenic poisoning. Here we report a case of Mees’ line secondary to paraquat. Paraquat is a herbicide commonly used in agriculture.

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