-Brittleness of the nails is often a symptom of a low state of health. Gout is a common cause of it. When affections of the nails occur independently, they are best treated by medicines.
-When the nails crack.
-Thick, corrugated nails.
-Ulcers around the nails.
-Degeneration of the pulp of the nails.
Tone-nail, In-growing. See IN-GROWING TOE-NAIL.