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Clubbing

By

Rebecca Dezube

, MD, MHS, Johns Hopkins University

Last full review/revision Sep 2021
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Clubbing is enlargement of the tips of the fingers or toes and a change in the angle where the nails emerge.

Recognizing Finger Clubbing

Finger clubbing is characterized by enlarged fingertips and a loss of the normal angle at the nail bed.

Recognizing Finger Clubbing
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