Los dedos en palillo de tambor pueden resultar de bajos niveles crónicos de oxígeno en la sangre y se pueden observar con la fibrosis quística, la enfermedad cardíaca cianótica congénita y otras enfermedades diversas. En esta condición, las puntas de los dedos se agrandan y las uñas se curvan extremadamente desde el frente hacia atrás.Dedos en palillo de tambor

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Last reviewed 6/3/2013 by Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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