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1. The separation of all or part of a fingernail or thumbnail from its bed, associated with psoriasis or a fungal skin condition.
2. Loosening of the nail from the nail bed, usually starting at the border of the nail.

The nail tends to turn whitish or yellowish, reflecting the presence of air under it.

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