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42 Possible Causes for Barrel Chest, Clubbed Finger

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Examples include: finger clubbing, wheezing, exercise intolerance, chest tightness, cough productive of sputum, and coughing up blood.[medicinenet.com] On the lateral radiograph, a "barrel chest" with widened anterior-posterior diameter may be visualized.[radiopaedia.org] Thoracic examination reveals the following: Hyperinflation (barrel chest) Wheezing – Frequently heard on forced and unforced expiration Diffusely decreased breath sounds Hyperresonance[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Silicosis

    Then, as the disease gets worse, it can cause weight loss, extreme tiredness, wheezing and sometimes swollen fingers ( finger clubbing ).[your.md] Chest pain and finger clubbing are not features of silicosis. Systemic symptoms, such as fever and weight loss, suggest complicating infection or neoplastic disease.[iloencyclopaedia.org]

  • Ketoadipicaciduria

    fingers SKIN, NAILS, HAIR: [Skin]; Neonatal collodion skin MUSCLE, SOFT TISSUE: Edema of dorsum of hands and feet; Hypotonia NEUROLOGIC: [Central nervous system]; Mental[findzebra.com] Chest List of possible causes of Barrel Chest or similar symptoms may include: 2 Achondrogenesis type 1A (Barrel-shaped chest) Achondrogenesis type 2 (Barrel-shaped chest[familydiagnosis.com] Clubbing of fingers MedGen UID: 3129 • Concept ID: C0009080 • Finding An abnormal enlargement of the terminal phalanges accompanied by increased length-wise curvature of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumoconiosis

    Clubbing of fingers and crackles in lungs are noted in asbestosis. Pulmonary function tests reveal reduced lung capacity.[symptoma.com] Clubbing of the fingers (late feature).[patient.info] Chest percussion may show areas of dullness pulmonary massive fibrosis is present. Patients may be cyanotic, and develop a barrel chest.[symptoma.com]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Physical examination revealed a very sick girl with tachypnoea, central cyanosis, finger clubbing, elevated jugular venous pulse, generalized crackles and rhonchi in the chest[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical exam shows barrel shaped chest, inspiratory crackles, hepatojugular reflux, pulsus paradoxus, and ventricular gallop.[osmosis.org]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Finger clubbing in cystic fibrosis. Abstract Finger clubbing was measured in 73 of 105 patients with cystic fibrosis undergoing full assessment.[doi.org] Children with Cystic Fibrosis experience symptoms including difficulty breathing, frequent respiratory infections, cough, rapid respirations, and a barrel-chested appearance[disabled-world.com] Finger clubbing was measured in 73 of 105 patients with cystic fibrosis undergoing full assessment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

    Other symptoms include: - fatigue - weight loss - low-grade fever - non-productive cough - clubbing of fingers (advanced stages) - cyanosis (bluish tinge) of fingernails Diagnosis[empowher.com] The chest was barrel shaped. Breath sounds were now decreased at both bases and were harsh at the apexes.[doi.org] There was no clubbing of the fingers and no adenopathy. The chest was clear and expanded normally.[doi.org]

  • Costello Syndrome

    Tight Achilles tendon and hyperextensible fingers are some of the cardinal manifestations along with generalized joint hypermobility and congenital club feet. [1] , [5] Etiopathogenesis[ijdvl.com] Both had relative macrocephaly at birth, curly hair, large ear lobes, epicanthic folds, a low nasal bridge, thick lips, a short and wide nose, a short neck, a barrel chest[link.springer.com]

  • Congenital Clubbing of the Fingers

    Abstract Congenital familial clubbing of fingers and toes is apparently a rare condition. A review of literature revealed no report of such conditions.[annals.org] Another condition to watch out for is clubbed finger with barrell chest.[forums.studentdoctor.net] Re: Is there a cure/ treatment for clubbed fingers.[madsci.org]

  • Asthma

    Examples include: finger clubbing, wheezing, exercise intolerance, chest tightness, cough productive of sputum, and coughing up blood.[medicinenet.com] Clubbing of the fingers is not a feature of asthma and indicates a need for more extensive evaluation and workup to exclude other conditions, such as cystic fibrosis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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