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How is brittle nail syndrome related to onychoschizia?

Brittle nail syndrome also refers to onychoschizia. However, brittle nail syndrome refers to both the horizontal and vertical splitting of the fingernail. Brittle nail syndrome and onychoschizia can be treated with simple nail care and protection.

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How do nail cosmetics affect onychoschizia?
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How is onychoschizia diagnosed?
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Onychoschizia is often diagnosed based on symptoms like dry or fragile nails and splitting. Your doc...
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Can onychoschizia be prevented?
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Why is my onychoschizia worse in the winter?
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