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Case No. 32: Secondary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

Case No. 32: Secondary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

Secondary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy
Secondary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

Modality:

X-Ray Femur.

Report Of Secondary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy:

Symmetric periostitis is seen involving the distal portion of the femur. No fracture was seen.

Differential Diagnosis:

  • Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy.
  • Hypervitaminosis A.
  • Chronic venous insufficiency.
  • Pachydermoperiostosis.
  • Thyroid acropachy.
  • Ewings Sarcoma.
  • Osteomyelitis.

Diagnosis:

Secondary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy.

Key Points:

A syndrome characterized by digital clubbing, arthritis, and bilateral symmetric periostitis of the femur and other tubular bones. Complication of many diseases including bronchogenic carcinoma, mesothelioma, and other intrathoracic and intraabdominal diseases.

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