Tag Muehrcke lines
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Muehrcke lines

Muehrcke's nails (or Muehrcke lines) are a disorder of the nail bed which can be a reflection of systemic disease. A distinct pattern of paired, white, transverse lines that usually spare the thumbnail and are most commonly in seen in association with hypoalbuminaemia, metabolic stress or chemotherapy.
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Robert C. Muehrcke

Robert C. Muehrcke (1921 – 2003) was an American physician, and pioneer in the field of nephrology. Eponym: Muehrcke lines (1956)