Improvement in hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy after radiotherapy to metastasis.

@article{Rao1979ImprovementIH,
  title={Improvement in hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy after radiotherapy to metastasis.},
  author={G M Rao and G H Guruprakash and K. P. Poulose and G R Bhaskar},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1979},
  volume={133 5},
  pages={
          944-6
        }
}
Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy is a syndrome characterized by clubbing of the fingers and toes, arthritis, periostitis, soft tissue swelling, and autonomic dysfunction. It is usually associated with intrathoracic neoplasm [1 , 2]. Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy has been found in 4%-i 2% of patients with bronchogenic carcinoma [3]. Bone scanning with 99mTc phosphate compounds has been shown to be a sensitive method for detecting hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy [4-6… CONTINUE READING