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35 Possible Causes for Clubbed Finger, Thickening of the Mitral Valve Leaflets

  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

    Mitral stenosis is characterized by thickening and immobility of the mitral valve leaflets.[symptoma.com] Rheumatic mitral stenosis Rheumatic mitral valve stenosis Clinical Information Narrowing of the left atrioventricular mitral orifice Rheumatic disease causing diffuse thickening[icd9data.com] BACKGROUND: Thickening of mitral leaflets in rheumatic mitral valve stenosis is well described in necropsy studies; however, volume computation of the thickening mitral leaflets[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Heart Inspection Neck vein- distended/ not distended Clubbing of fingers-yes/no Cyanosis, central, peripheral Edema Palpation Apical pulse Capillary Refill Auscultation Heart[slideshare.net]

  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis

    SBE manifests many skin findings including petechiae, splinter hemorrhages of the nails, Osler's and laneway lesions, clubbing of the fingers, and findings suggestive of angiitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients most at risk of developing bacterial endocarditis include those who have: Acquired valve disease (for example, rheumatic heart disease) including mitral valve prolapse[my.clevelandclinic.org] Obliteration in clubbed fingers of the diamond-shaped window normally produced when the dorsal surfaces of the corresponding finger of each hand are opposed (Schamroth sign[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    With prolonged infection, clubbing of the fingers may also occur.[rarediseases.org] Patients most at risk of developing bacterial endocarditis include those who have: Acquired valve disease (for example, rheumatic heart disease) including mitral valve prolapse[my.clevelandclinic.org] Other clinical signs, such as dyspnea, cough, general body pain, lower extremity pain, and finger clubbing were detected in a few cases [1] .[doi.org]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    On examination, he was short statured, with a big head, protruding abdomen, coarse skin, swollen wrist joints, and clubbed fingers. There was mild mental retardation.[amhsr.org] Fig. 1 Subcostal echocardiographic view showing anterior (arrowhead) and posterior mitral valve thickening with subvalvular involvement (asterisk).[karger.com] On examination, they had short stature, big head, protruding abdomen, coarse skin, swollen wrist joints, and clubbed fingers.[mjdrdypu.org]

  • Secondary Polycythemia

    The acquired form of secondary polycythemia may present with cyanosis, hypertension, clubbing of the fingers and toes and lethargy.[orpha.net] Subsequent transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) showed a heterogenous,1.1 cm mass on the anterior mitral valve leaflet.[sciedupress.com] Signs of long standing hypoxia may include cyanosis (blue or purple appearing finger, nail, earlobes, or lips), clubbing of the fingers (elevation of the nail beds outward[medicinenet.com]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    On examination: his temperature 41 C, there was clubbing of the fingers bilaterally and a pansystolic murmur in the left parasternal area.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] history of endocarditis history of illegal drug use mitral valve prolapse and valve regurgitation (leaking) and/or thickened valve leaflets The risk of infective endocarditis[healthline.com] With prolonged infection, clubbing of the fingers may also occur.[rarediseases.org]

  • Endocarditis

    fingers and toes heart murmurs paleness (pallor), especially in extremities internal bleeding under fingernails At other times, infection progresses very quickly.[medbroadcast.com] Patients most at risk of developing bacterial endocarditis include those who have: Acquired valve disease (for example, rheumatic heart disease) including mitral valve prolapse[my.clevelandclinic.org] With prolonged infection, clubbing of the fingers may also occur.[rarediseases.org]

  • Arterial Embolism

    (fingernails rounded and tips of fingers widened) Nail bed and lip color changes Percussive changes in the lung fields (tonal reverberations) Studies Spiral (helical) CT[scuba-doc.com] Mitral stenosis occurs due to the thickening and immobility of the mitral valve leaflets, which cause blood flow obstruction from the left atrium to the left ventricle.[dovemed.com] Examination Prolonged expiratory phase in breathing Audible wheezing and rhonchi (rattles) Auscultatory rales (stethoscope findings by the physician) Increased AP diameter chest Clubbing[scuba-doc.com]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    There is generalized clubbing: involving all the fingers and toes and there are two splinter hemorrhages in the left index finger.[prepareformedicalexams.blogspot.com] Patients most at risk of developing bacterial endocarditis include those who have: Acquired valve disease (for example, rheumatic heart disease) including mitral valve prolapse[my.clevelandclinic.org] With prolonged infection, clubbing of the fingers may also occur.[rarediseases.org]

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