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Yellow Nail Syndrome Summary

Description: A rare condition characterized by the presence of yellow nails, LYMPHEDEMA, and/or PLEURAL EFFUSION with respiratory tract involvement. Abnormal lymphatic network may play a role in its etiology. Occasionally inherited, yellow nail syndrome mostly is sporadic without apparent family history.

Also Known As: Nail Syndrome, Yellow; Nail Syndromes, Yellow; Syndrome, Yellow Nail; Syndromes, Yellow Nail; Yellow Nail Syndromes

Networked: 43 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Yellow Nail Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vitamin E : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 13 Generic
  2. Clarithromycin (Biaxin) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 22 Generic
  3. Triglycerides (Triacylglycerol) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. Tetracycline (Achromycin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 62 Generic
  5. Titanium : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  6. Octreotide (Sandostatin) : 4 results : FDA 14 Generic
  7. Penicillamine (Cuprimine) : 3 results : FDA 2
  8. alpha-Tocopherol : 2 results : FDA 2
  9. Fluconazole (Zonal) : 2 results : FDA 41 Generic
  10. Triamcinolone Acetonide (Azmacort) : 2 results : FDA 135 Generic
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Diseases Related to Yellow Nail Syndrome

  1. Chylous Ascites
  2. Pleural Effusion (Pleural Effusions)
  3. Lymphedema (Milroy Disease)
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  5. Vasculitis (Vasculitides)
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Key Therapies for Yellow Nail Syndrome

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  1. Pleurodesis : 1 outcome in 4 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 result
  3. Liver Transplantation : 1 result
  4. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 1 result
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 result
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