Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy: Clinical and Imaging Features.

  title={Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy: Clinical and Imaging Features.},
  author={Felix Y Yap and Matthew R. Skalski and Dakshesh Patel and Aaron J. Schein and Eric A White and A Tomasian and Sulabha Masih and George R Matcuk},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  volume={37 1},
Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (HOA) is a medical condition characterized by abnormal proliferation of skin and periosteal tissues involving the extremities and characterized by three clinical features: digital clubbing (also termed Hippocratic fingers), periostosis of tubular bones, and synovial effusions. HOA can be a primary entity, known as pachydermoperiostosis, or can be secondary to extraskeletal conditions, with different prognoses and management implications for each. There is a high… CONTINUE READING

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