Clubbing

Clubbing refers to the rounding of the ends of fingers and/or toes. Although it is usually painless, it is a serious symptom of heart or lung disease that requires immediate medical attention. In infants or young children it is a classic sign of congenital heart disease. ...

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Summary: Broadening of the soft tissues (non-edematous swelling of soft tissues) of the digital tips in all dimensions associated with an increased longitudinal and lateral curvature of the nails. ...1,2

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Causes

Clubbing is usually caused by a major circulatory disorder or respiratory disorder. But some types of liver disease or gastrointestinal disorders can also cause it. Lung and Respiratory Disease: Causes of clubbing include:

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Causes List for Clubbing

Possible causes of Clubbing (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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References

  1. [from HPO]
  2. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ CN001124/ 
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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