Terry’s Nails: Clinical Correlations in Adult Outpatients

  • Nick Nelson
  • Kweku Hayfron
  • Alejandro Diaz
  • Scott Lynch
  • Irene Yen
  • Allison Bakamjian
  • Indhu Subramanian
Concise Research Reports

KEY WORDS

diagnosis gastroenterology primary care physical examination cirrhosis 

Notes

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Conflicts of Interest

The authors declare that they have do not have a conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nick Nelson
    • 1
  • Kweku Hayfron
    • 2
  • Alejandro Diaz
    • 1
  • Scott Lynch
    • 1
  • Irene Yen
    • 3
  • Allison Bakamjian
    • 4
  • Indhu Subramanian
    • 1
  1. 1.Wing A2 Department of Medicine AnnexHighland HospitalOaklandUSA
  2. 2.Sutter Health/Palo Alto Medical FoundationDublinUSA
  3. 3.Highland Hospital, UC San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  4. 4.Highland Hospital, UC BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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