Milder form of pachydermoperiostosis: A report of four cases

Katta Mohan Girisha, Kausik Mandal, Shubha Rajendra Phadke

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Pachydermoperiostosis is known to occur in three distinct forms: complete, incomplete, and form fruste. We report four patients with clubbing and a cylindrical appearance of lower legs without pachydermia and periostosis. We believe that this represents a milder, but distinct subgroup of pachydermoperiostosis. One family showed probable autosomal recessive inheritance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-89
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Dysmorphology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 04-2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Genetics(clinical)
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Anatomy
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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