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Maryum Mehboob
Maryum Mehboobabout 1 year ago
Clubbing

Clubbing

Clubbing is defined as the loss of angle between the nail and the nail base. Various reason can be associated with clubbing and this includes: 1. Respiratory causes: Chronic suppurative conditions ( bronchiectasis, lung abscess), lung cancer, fibrosis alveolitis 2. Cardiovascular causes: Cyanotic heart diseases (Fallot’s tetralogy, transposition of great arteries) 3. Gastrointestinal causes: Malabsorption syndrome, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, brisket biliary cirrhosis 4. Miscellaneous: Familial, pseudoclubbing Picture credit: https://www.mountsinai.org/health-library/symptoms/clubbing-of-the-fingers-or-toes

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