Clubbed fingers

Clubbed fingers

Clubbed fingers is a symptom of a disease, often of the heart or lungs, which causes chronically low blood levels of oxygen. Diseases which cause malabsorption of nutrients from the intestinal tract, such as cystic fibrosis or celiac disease can also cause clubbing.



Review Date: 6/11/2019  

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