Pachydermoperiostosis: A case report

AUTHORS

M Banihashemi 1 , *

1 Dermatology Dept, faculty of medicine , Zahedan university of medical sciences and health services, Zahedan, Iran.

How to Cite: Banihashemi M. Pachydermoperiostosis: A case report, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2002 ; 4(3):e95320.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 4 (3); e95320
Published Online: September 26, 2002
Article Type: Case Report
Received: September 01, 2002
Accepted: September 16, 2002
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Abstract

Primary Pachydermoperiostosis is a rare hereditary disease characterized by folded coarse
skin, hyperostosis, clubbing and abnormality in other organ such as gastrointestinal tract.
This syndrome is autosomal dominant with variable expressivity, but a family with autosomal
recessive had also been reported. Disease occurs predominantly in men. Secondary form is
usually a provoked by sever pulmonary disease. Treatment is symptomatic. This is a case report
of such patient from Baloochestan, Iran.

 

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