Saturday, 11 September 2010

MRCP revision battle 8.3: Mees lines

Mees lines are white transverse lines that go all the way across the nail.

An image of Mees lines can be found here

Mees lines are found in:
  • arsenic poisoning
  • thalium poisoning
  • heavy metal poisoning
  • renal failure

 Next up: battle 8.4!