Subperiosteal resorption

Case contributed by Dr Laughlin Dawes


Chronic renal failure and elevated parathyroid hormone

Patient Data

Age: 30 years

Subperiosteal resorption is most evident on the radial sides of proximal and middle phalanges. Note the shaggy outer cortical surface in the mid-to-distal shaft of the middle finger proximal phalanx.

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Case information

rID: 36059
Published: 13th May 2015
Last edited: 26th Jan 2020
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