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Subject: List of diseases (O), Hand, foot and mouth disease
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Onychomadesis is a periodic idiopathic shedding of the nails beginning at its proximal end, possibly caused by the temporary arrest of the function of the nail matrix.[1]:784[2]:660

One cause in children is hand foot and mouth disease.[3] This generally resolves without complication.

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