Lung Cancer; Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Drumstick fingers

Hippocratic fingers
Drumstick fingers

¬®Drumstick fingers¬® or “Hippocratic fingers” consist of an elevation of the nail and widening of the distal phalanx of the fingers and toes caused by a proliferation of subungual fibrovascular tissue. Although in most cases the affectation is symmetric, unilateral involvement may also be observed.