Dec 14, 2013

Hippocratic fingers (Nail clubbing)

Clubbing (nail clubbing or Hippocratic fingers ) is a deformity of the fingers and fingernails, with changing of the distant finger phalanges into the form of a drumstick or fingernails into the form of a watch-glass presents a well-known clinical phenomenon that suggests the presence of various diseases, especially those associated with hypoxia, mostly of the heart and lungs.


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