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Transverse lines of the fingernails. (A) Beau's lines (arrows) of the thumbnail. (B) Mees' lines (arrowheads) of the thumbnail.

Transverse Lines of the Nails

Four distinct, transverse, depressed lines (Figure, A) developed on the fingernails of a 73-year-old man with castration-resistant prostate cancer after 4 cycles of docetaxel-based chemotherapy; the lines were parallel and evenly spaced (Beau’s lines). Three transverse white bands (Figure, B) appeared on the fingernails of a 62-year-old woman with recurrent metastatic soft tissue sarcoma after […]

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