Photo-onycholysis Following Two Weeks of Doxycycline
Photo-onycholysis is a form of phototoxic reaction characterized by spontaneous separation of the nail plate from the nail bed. It usually follows drug intake and tetracycline is a well-known culprit. We present a case of 19 years gentleman who developed this rare side effect following two weeks of ingestion of doxycycline.
Keywords: Doxycycline; photo-onycholysis; tetracycline.
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