Schamroth test

Schamroth test
Schamroth window test (for clubbing of fingers) the patient holds the fingers back to back against each other; there is normally a diamond-shaped space between the two nailbeds and fingernails. If the space is missing, clubbing is present. Called also Schamroth sign.

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