Monday, January 14, 2008

VizD Challenge Week of 1/14/08


What is wrong with those fingers?




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Questions:

1. What is the diagnosis?
2. Name 3 conditions that this condition is associated with?



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11 comments:

ptk said...

digital clubbing
1- Lung cancer
2- congenital cyanotic heart disease
3- primary biliary cirrhosis

AMiB said...

Clubbing
Hyperthyroid (aka thyroid acropachy)
Pulmonary HTN
Crohn's

ArkieRN said...

Clubbing of fingers.

Can indicate severe heart, lung or thyroid problems.

Stacie McClellan

cotrimaxazol said...

1-finger clubbing, or digital clubbing
2-Lung cancer, mainly large-cell +Tuberculosis+Subacute bacterial endocarditis+Bronchiectasis

cotrimaxazol said...

1-finger clubbing, or digital clubbing
2-Lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, lipoid pneumonia, empyema, pleural mesothelioma, pulmonary artery sarcoma, cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis, and pulmonary metastases,Cyanotic congenital heart disease

Rune said...

a. Clubbing
b. Lung cancer, congenital heart disease with shunting, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease etc

AMUTHAVENI said...

1.hypertrophic osteoarthropathy
2.bronchogenic carcinoma, mesothelioma,hepatic cirrhosis,
bronchiectasis

AMUTHAVENI said...

hypertrophic osteo arthropathy

bronchogenic carcinoma ,
bronchiectasis ,
cirrhosis,
mesothelioma

NPG said...

Clubbing! Can be associated with COPD, pulmonary hypertension, and subacute bacterial endocarditis.

D said...

1. What is the diagnosis?

clubbing

2. Name 3 conditions that this condition is associated with?

1) lung cancer
2) pneumonia
3) COPD

Meaghan said...

Stage 4 Clubbing with "drumstick" appearance

3 causes:
Respiratory- Cystic Fibrosis
Cardiac- Cyanotic congenital heart disease
GI- Crohn's disease