Woman Grows Nails Instead Of Hair

Creative Director
08.10.12

Shanyna Isom had an allergic reaction to a steroid treatment and subsequently developed a condition that causes her hair follicles to produce skin cells at 12 times the normal rate. In other words, nails are growing everywhere hair is supposed to grow.

Doctors are still not sure what’s causing the debilitating skin disease, and are calling it a medical mystery.

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