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Is discoloured nails a symptom for lichen planus ?

hi my husband is diagnosed with lichen planus . He has notice his nails are changing color to yellow not hs toes, Is this related to Lichen
Wed, 28 Dec 2011
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hi
lichen planus do affect nail commonly
discoloration is one of it sign
watch for
-pitting
-any growth over it
-seperation of nail from skin
lichen planus over skin and in mouth
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