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How is lamellar dystrophy related to onychoschizia?

Lamellar dystrophy is another name for onychoschizia. Both these terms refer to the splitting or peeling of the fingernail due to too much moisture or other causes. Lamellar dystrophy and onychoschizia can be treated with simple nail care and protection.

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What increases my risk for onychoschizia?
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Your risk for onychoschizia is increased if you frequently wash and dry your hands. Onychoschizia ca...
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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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How do other illnesses affect onychoschizia?
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Onychoschizia can be caused by other illnesses or conditions. Trauma or injury to the nail bed may c...
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How do nail cosmetics affect onychoschizia?
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Nail cosmetics can have both a negative and positive effect on onychoschizia. Products with harsh ch...
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