What's causing this stripy side effect?
A patient undergoing cancer treatment presented to oncologists seeking an explanation for these strange new striations, and they totally nailed it.
The 42-year-old was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma five months earlier and had undergone four cycles of chemotherapy.
Doctors noted a dark-brown discolouration (melanonychia) of his fingernails and two types of transverse white lines.
“The opaque-appearing transverse lines (long arrow) on the fingernails are called Mees’ lines (true leukonychia), and the more translucent-appearing