oa South African Medical Journal - Bronchial carcinoma with hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy
|Article Title||Bronchial carcinoma with hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Natal Cardio-Thoracic Unit, Wentworth Hospital, Durban|
|Publication Date||Oct 1968|
|Pages||1074 - 1075|
|Keyword(s)||Bronchial carcinoma, Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy, Oncology and Pulmonology|
The syndrome of hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy is a rare concomitant of bronchial carcinoma, which is, however, the commonest cause of the syndrome, the essential feature of which is a vagus-dependent hypertrophy of vascular periosteal fibrous tissue which subsequently ossifies.
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