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Familial occurrence of primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy. A case report

Marek Kowalewski, Mirosława Urban, Anna Górska

Med Sci Monit 1997; 3(2): CS229-234

ID: 500711

Published: 1997-03-03

We report three cases of familial primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy with its typical features, i.e. clubbing of the digits in the hands and feet, swelling of the joints, and periosteal new bone information. The familial occurrence of the disease may confirm that it is inherited.

Keywords: primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, digital clubbing, periosteal new bone farmation, Arthritis