Beaus Lines (horizontal Grooves)

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  • Beaus lines (horizontal grooves)


  • Related to trauma, raynauds, severe illness, pemphigus, chemotherapy or any process severe enough to cause disruption in nail growth


  • Appears symmetrically in multiple/all nails as typically all affected by same systemic process
  • Grows out w/nail over time

Physical Exam Findings

  • Horizontal disruptions/depressions/grooves in nail plate