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Definition of Beau’s Lines

  1. Beau’s lines are linear depressions that occur crosswise (transverse) in the fingernail; they can occur after illness, trauma to the nail, and with malnutrition. The condition can be mild (in which case a technician should just use care in treating a client wtih the condition) or severe (in which case, the nail technician should refer the client to a physician).

Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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