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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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Rudolf A. Mees

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