Subungual splinter hemorrhage (SSH) is a common nail disease, it has been estimated that the prevalence of SSH is around 19%. The present study recorded Subungual splinter hemorrhage in study group.
Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 104 cases of Subungual splinter hemorrhage of both genders. In all cases, the clinical and dermoscopic characteristics and comorbidities were recorded.
Results: Age group 18-30 years had 28, 30-50 years had 52 and >50 years had 24 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Common comorbidities in cases was tinea pedia in 2, Onychomycosis in 5, Pemphigus vulgaris in 1, Paronychia in 6 and Systemic lupus erythematosus in 2 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Common site was left or right first toenail was seen in 92.1%, left or right second fingernail in 4.5% and left or right third fingernail in 3.4%. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Authors found that comorbidities in cases were tinea pedia, Onychomycosis, Pemphigus vulgaris, Paronychia and Systemic lupus erythematosus.