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6 out of 6
 

Which is not an important cause of clubbing? (LQ)



A Lung abscess
B Endocarditis

C Ulcerative colitis
D TB

Ans. D

TB

Extra Edge: Causes of Clubbing

1). Respiratory

a. Lung abscess

b. Bronchiectasis

c. Empyema thoracis

d. Cystic fibrosis

e. Lung cancer

f. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

g. Asbestosis

2). Cardiovascular

a. Cyanotic CHD

b. Endocarditis

c. Atrial myxoma

3). GIT

a. Cirrhosis

b. Ulcerative colitis

c. Malabsorption syndrome