II. Pathophysiology

  1. Proximal nail matrix injury
  2. Results in superficial nail plate injury

III. Characteristics

  1. Pinpoint nail plate depressions

IV. Associated Conditions

  1. Psoriasis (Most common cause)
  2. Reiter's Syndrome
  3. Pemphigus
  4. Incontinentia pigmenti
  5. Alopecia Areata

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Ontology: Pitting of nails (C0150993)

Definition (NCI) Depressions on the surface of the nail. This finding may be associated with psoriasis.
Concepts Finding (T033)
SnomedCT 89704006
English NAIL PITTING, Nail pits, Pitted nails, pitting of nails (physical finding), pitting of nails, nail pitting was noted, Nail Pitting, pitted nails (symptom), pitted nails, nail pits, pitting nail, pitted nail, pitting nails, nail pitting, nails pitted, Nail pitting, Pitting of nails, Pitting of nails (disorder), nail; pitting, pitting; nail
Italian Punteggiatura ungueale
Japanese 爪甲点状凹窩, ソウコウテンジョウオウカ
French ONGLES PONCTUES, Ongle ponctué
Portuguese PICOTADO UNGUEAL, Picotado ungueal
Czech Dolíčkování nehtu
Hungarian Köröm pontozottség
Dutch nagel; putjes, putjes; nagel, nagelputjes krijgen
Spanish lesiones punteadas en las uñas, uña en dedal, uñas punteadas (trastorno), uñas punteadas, Depresiones ungueales
German Nagel-Dellenbildung