Finger clubbing in a patient with cystic fibrosis

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Patient with known history of cystic fibrosis.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Male

Enlargment of the distal phalanges of the fingers that giving them a drumstick- or club-like appearance.

Case Discussion

This case shows the typical appearance of finger clubbing ( also called "drumstick fingers" ) in a patient with cystic fibrosis.

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Case information

rID: 20561
Published: 25th Nov 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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