- Splinter hemorrhages are lesions causesd by linear bleeding under a fingernail or toenail, resembling a splinter.
- trauma e.g. manual labourers
vasculitis (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, PAN)
- hematological malignancy
- profound anemia
References and Links
Journal Articles and Textbooks
- Talley NJ, O’Connor S. Clinical Examination: A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis. MacLennan and Petty. 3rd edition, 1998.