Pachydermodactyly: six new cases from China.

  title={Pachydermodactyly: six new cases from China.},
  author={Shuang Ye and Shun-le Chen and Yu-qi Dong and Fen Lin and Qiang Guo and Chun-de Bao},
  journal={Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases},
  volume={11 2},
BACKGROUND Pachydermodactyly is an infrequently reported disease characterized clinically by painless swelling of the soft tissues at interphalangeal joints. Histopathologic features include increased dermal accumulation of collagen fibers. Young males are predominantly affected. There are only approximately 50 cumulative cases reported worldwide. OBJECTIVE : This is a review of 6 new cases of pachydermodactyly from our center. METHODS Characteristics of our cases are described in detail… CONTINUE READING

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