CLUBBING

By Gary M. White, MD

Clubbing


Clubbing is the bulbous enlargement of terminal area of digits of hands and feet.

Associations

Clinical

Soft tissue hypertrophy of the distal finger, increased curvature of the nail, and a spongy sensation when the base of the nail is compressed are characteristic. Lovibond's angle is greater than 180 degrees.

Additional Pictures

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Clubbing of the fingers in Pachydermoperiostosis.

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