Terry’s Nails, also known as “white nail syndrome,” is a nail condition characterized by a specific appearance of the nails. In this condition, the nails appear mostly white or opaque with a narrow band of pink or brown at the tip. The base of the nail may also have a reddish discoloration.
Terry’s Nails are commonly associated with various systemic conditions or medical disorders, including liver disease, kidney failure, diabetes, heart disease, and malnutrition. It may also be seen in individuals undergoing chemotherapy or experiencing certain hormonal imbalances.
It is important to note that Terry’s Nails alone are not diagnostic of a specific condition, but they can indicate an underlying health issue. If you suspect you have Terry’s Nails or observe any changes in your nails, it would be best to consult a healthcare professional for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.« Back to Glossary Index