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Whats relationship between curved fingernails and edema?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Nail clubbing

Causes of clubbing:- congenital injuries severe chronic cyanosis, lung diseases like empyema, bronchiactesis, carcinoma of bronchus and pulmonary tuberculosis.
Abdominal diseases like crohn’s disease, polyposis of colon, ulcerative colitis, liver cirrhosis ect…heart diseases like fallot’s tetralogy, subacute bacterial endocarditis and ect..

In brief: Nail clubbing

Causes of clubbing:- congenital injuries severe chronic cyanosis, lung diseases like empyema, bronchiactesis, carcinoma of bronchus and pulmonary tuberculosis.
Abdominal diseases like crohn’s disease, polyposis of colon, ulcerative colitis, liver cirrhosis ect…heart diseases like fallot’s tetralogy, subacute bacterial endocarditis and ect..
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Curved or clubbed?

Curved or clubbed fingernails is often a sign of cardiac and/or pulmonary disorders.

In brief: Curved or clubbed?

Curved or clubbed fingernails is often a sign of cardiac and/or pulmonary disorders.
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