Clubbing in pulmonary tuberculosis
Khanna, B.K. and Khare, K.S. (1986) Clubbing in pulmonary tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 33 (1). pp. 11-16.
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A study of left index finger cast of 30 normal, non-smoking, right-handed subjects revealed 185° as the upper limit of hyponychial angle. 78 non-smoking, hospitalized patients of functionary tuberculosis, who did not have any other pathology to account for clubbing, were studied likewise and revealed clubbing in 64 (82%) cases. The percentage and degree of clubbing did not show any correlation with age and sex cf the patient, duration of illness, extent of involvement of lungs and number and size of cavities.
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