Scalp, Hair and Nails

Picture of Discoloration of Nail Plates

Picture of Discoloration of Nail Plates

Nail discoloration can be the result different infections, conditions of the skin or even chemicals. The nails can appear different colors such as yellow, white, or green, depending on the cause. More than half the cases of discoloration are a result of infections with common fungi that can be found in the air, soil and dust.

Image Source: Reproduced with permission from ┬ęDermNet NZ www.dermnetnz.org 2022
Text: Journal of Dermatology / American Academy of Dermatology