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Tar Staining

 
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Overview

    • Look For

    • Yellow staining to the distal phalanges, especially on the 2nd and 3rd digits.
    • Significance

    • An indicator of significant smoking history.
    • Respiratory Complications of Tobacco Smoking

    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • Lung cancer
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