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What is the most common cause of clubbing nails with shortness of breath, chest pain, high heart rate?

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Dr. Luis Taylor
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Clubbing

describes the bulbous, clublike deformation of the distal portion of the fingers and toes resulting from connective-tissue proliferation.
Clubbing may be hereditary , ie, primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, but, more often, it is acquired and is associated with a number of infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic, and vascular disorders. it may occur with several lung diseases . Ref:Medscape

In brief: Clubbing

describes the bulbous, clublike deformation of the distal portion of the fingers and toes resulting from connective-tissue proliferation.
Clubbing may be hereditary , ie, primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, but, more often, it is acquired and is associated with a number of infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic, and vascular disorders. it may occur with several lung diseases . Ref:Medscape
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