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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Abstract

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.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Patients, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Clubbing, Fingers, Non-Smokers, Age, Hyponchial Angle, Hospitalization, Pathology, Male, Female
Subjects:Musculoskeletal Diseases > Joint Diseases > Osteoarthropathy, Secondary Hypertrophic
Body Regions > Extremities
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Musculoskeletal Diseases > Bone Diseases > Osteoarthropathy, Secondary Hypertrophic
Persons > Patients
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
ID Code:2988
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:20 August 2008

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