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Clubbing

Saturday, January 1st, 2011

Nail clubbing, also known as Drumstick fingers, Hippocratic fingers, and Watch-glass nails is a deformity of the fingers and fingernails that is associated with a number of diseases, mostly of the heart and lungs. Idiopathic clubbing can also occur, and in 60% of cases there is no associated underlying disease