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Glossary for Clubbing in children

Medical terms related to Clubbing in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Aspergillosis: Infection with a fungus called Aspergillus.
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Bilateral increase of soft tissue around the terminal phalanges: also known as clubbing
  • Biliary Atresia: A rare condition that can affect newborns where the bile duct that carries the bile from the liver to the small intestine is blocked or missing.
  • Biliary cirrhosis: Biliary cirrhosis is a condition where the bile ducts are unable to transport bile effectively due to blockage, inflammation, scarring or some other damage to the bile ducts. The condition may result from such things as congenital defect of the bile ducts (e.g. biliary atresia), cystic fibrosis, gallstones or a variety of other secondary conditions. The cause of primary biliary cirrhosis is not fully understood.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Bronchiectasis: Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages.
  • Celiac Disease: Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Clubbing: Rounded or club-like shape of fingers or foot
  • Clubbing similar to COPD: softening of the nailbed and fluctuation of the nailbed
  • Cyanosis: Blueness or purple coloring of skin.
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Empyema:
  • Finger symptoms: Symptoms affecting any fingers
  • Foot symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both feet
  • Gardner syndrome: A rare inherited disorder involving polyps in the colon and tumors in various other parts of the body and other abnormalities such as extra teeth.
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Hand symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hand
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hodgkin's Disease: A form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system.
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • Interstitial lung disease: Any condition which affects the interstitium of the lungs
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
  • Lower leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower legs, calves and shins.
  • Maffucci Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by benign cartilage overgrowths, skeletal deformities and dark red irregular skin patches.
  • Malabsorption: Dysfunctional absorption
  • Malnutrition: Any disorder that relates to inadequate intake of nutrients.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Pachydermoperiostosis: A rare genetic ectodermal disorder characterized by thick coarse skin and limb clubbing.
  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis: An abnormal condition where phospholipids and proteins are deposited in the alveoli of the lung. More prevalent in males with some patients having no symptoms and others having an unproductive cough and progressive dyspnea with exertion. The condition increases the risk of secondary infection. Also called alveolar proteinosis.
  • Pulmonary fibrosis: A scarring condition that affects the lungs
  • Sarcoidosis: Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Swollen nail: also known as clubbing
  • Thyrotoxicosis: hypermetabolic clinical syndrome resulting from serum elevations in thyroid hormone levels, specifically free thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), or both.
  • Toe symptoms: Symptoms affecting the toes
  • Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.

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