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Rudolf Adriaan Mees

Rudolf Adriaan Mees (1873-1964) was a Dutch psychiatrist and physician. Described Mees lines in acute arsenic poisoning (1919)

James V. Ricci

Biography Born 26 December 1891, Scapoli, Italy 1912 – AB, Brown University 1916 – MD, Harvard University Clinical Professor of Gynaecology and Obstetrics at New York Medical College Attending Gynaecologist at City Hospital, New York Consultant in Gynaecology and Obstetrics,…

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Mees lines

Mees lines: white bands traversing the full width of the nail, running parallel to the lunula, with no palpable ridges. As the nail grows they bands move distally and finally disappear when trimmed. The finding was initially related to acute arsenic poisoning.