Nail configuration abnormalities

Antonella Tosti, Robert Baran, Rodney P.R. Dawber, Eckart Haneke

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The bulbous digital deformity known as clubbing (Figure 2.1a, b) was described as early as the fifth century BC when Hippocrates noted such changes in patients suffering from empyema. The diagnostic signs comprise: 1 Overcurvature of the nails in the proximal to distal and transverse planes (Figure 2.2).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Text Atlas of Nail Disorders
Subtitle of host publicationTechniques in Investigation and Diagnosis
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages36
ISBN (Electronic)9781482207286
ISBN (Print)9781841840963
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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