pachyonychia congenita

[ kən-jĕnĭ-tə ]

n.

A hereditary syndrome marked by abnormal thickness and elevation of the nail plates, palmar and plantar hyperkeratosis, and a whitish and glazed tongue due to papillary atrophy.Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome

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