n South African Journal of Child Health - Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy in a child with chronic liver disease : case report
|Article Title||Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy in a child with chronic liver disease : case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Child Health|
|Affiliations||1 Biko Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, 2 Biko Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria and 3 Biko Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||May 2014|
|Pages||80 - 81|
Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (HOA) is an uncommon condition in children, consisting of a triad of digital clubbing, non-inflammatory joint effusions and radiographic evidence of periostitis affecting the hands, feet and distal long bones. HOA is classified as primary (idiopathic) or secondary to various diseases. In this case report, we present a patient with secondary HOA associated with biliary atresia and chronic liver disease.
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