Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 52
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Thick, solid, wavy periosteal reaction is noted adjacent to the distal femurs bilaterally. Some periosteal reaction was noted adjacent to the proximal tibias and fibulas bilaterally.

These findings would be consistent with hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy.

Modality: X-ray

Right upper lobe lung mass.

Case Discussion

This patient has a history of lung cancer.  It is one of the commonest primary malignancies to be associated with HPOA.

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Case Information

rID: 45228
Case created: 18th May 2016
Last edited: 24th May 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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