In 2012, the Indian Dermatology Online Journal reported an uncommon vertical nail breaking along the center as a sign of median canaliform dystrophy.
A mid-20s student had angled ridges and a vertical break on each thumbnail, giving it the impression of fir tree branches.
Family history of nail diseases, allergen exposure, and pulling back cuticles may increase susceptibility.
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vThere is additional evidence that oral retinoid drugs may cause the disease.
Median canaliform dystrophy usually heals itself.
Avoid picking and biting to prevent damaged nails. Using gloves when cleaning or using chemicals might also protect your nails.
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