Clinical and Experimental Nephrology

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 146–147 | Cite as

On the nature of toenail opacities in renal insufficiency

  • Sigurd Delanghe
  • Marijn Speeckaert
  • Sander De Bruyne
  • Joris DelangheEmail author
Letter to the Editor


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© Japanese Society of Nephrology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sigurd Delanghe
    • 1
  • Marijn Speeckaert
    • 1
  • Sander De Bruyne
    • 2
  • Joris Delanghe
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of NephrologyGhent University HospitalGhentBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Clinical ChemistryGhent UniversityGhentBelgium

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