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Clubbing: Introduction

Clubbing: Rounded or club-like shape of fingers or foot. See detailed information below for a list of 274 causes of Clubbing, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Clubbing:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Clubbing. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Clubbing

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Causes of Types of Clubbing:

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Clubbing: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Clubbing, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Clubbing Treatments

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Stories from Users for Clubbing

Real-life user stories relating to Clubbing:

Message Boards for Clubbing

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Clubbing or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Clubbing:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Clubbing. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Inspect fingernails and toenails from the side to determine if there is true clubbing i.e. a loss of the angle between the nail bed and the finger. A subtle sign may be an increased in sponginess of the proximal nail bed
    • Temperature, pulse rate, blood pressure
    • Heart and lung examination to detect any signs of cardiac or respiratory disease
  • more tests...»

Clubbing: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Clubbing may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Clubbing

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Clubbing. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Clubbing: Deaths

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Clubbing: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Clubbing

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Definitions of Clubbing:

A condition in which the ends of toes and fingers become wide and thick; a symptom of heart or lung disease
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Clubbing:

The list of organs typically affected by Clubbing may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Clubbing

The list below shows some of the causes of Clubbing mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Clubbing?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Clubbing. Of the 274 causes of Clubbing that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 264 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Clubbing:

The following list of conditions have 'Clubbing' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Clubbing:

The following list of medical conditions have Clubbing or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Clubbing Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Clubbing based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Clubbing?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Clubbing, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Clubbing:

    Subtypes of Clubbing:

    Finger clubbing (89 causes), Clubfoot (386 causes), Clubbed fingers (65 causes), Clubbing of fingers (58 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Clubbing:

    Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Toe symptoms (1171 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

    Symptoms related to Clubbing:

    Clubbing (274 causes), Clubbing of toes (60 causes), Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Schamroth's test, Lung cancer (29 causes), Interstitial lung disease, Tuberculosis, Congenital cyanotic heart disease, Hyperthyroidism (41 causes), Cirrhosis

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    Medical News summaries about Clubbing

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