Longitudinal Melanonychia

Melanonychiais basically a disorder in the nail and is chiefly identified by the occurrence of a black, pigmented stripe, brown, tan or within the piece of the nail. It mostly occurs with the dark persons or women. Melanonychiacan occur in two forms they are frictional and longitudinal. Amongst both of them frictional and longitudinal Melanonychia are the most troublesome or problematic and are observed mainly as dark black color around the nail. Melanonychiacan is caused due to fungal infection. Some of the symptoms of this disease are that there may be pain or itching in the nail, abnormalities in the cornea, astigmatism or cataracts with sides of the fingers curved or bent, clubfoot, unusual neck bones, imperfectly developed shoulder blades, or scoliosis or there may be change in color of the nails, nails acquiring dull yellow color.


Melanonychiapatients can be relieved by available treatments in the market like funginix. The most suitable method available for the cure of this disease is homeopathic method. This method is widely known as it is reliable safe and cheaper but should be prescribed by a registered or licensed homeopath doctor only. Its effect can also be reversed by the use of drugs such as doxorubicin, cyclo phosphamide and hydroxyl urea used for chemotherapy. This situation should be treated as soon as it has been recognized and with the treatments like manipulation or surgery required to correct hip dislocation and cure for disease like cataracts. This is not so common with the patients who have had their kidney transplant but still they have take proper attention including regular urinalysis and special eye exams so that they don’t come in contact with the disease like Melanonychia.