Treatment of resistant pain in hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy with subcutaneous octreotide.

@article{Johnson1997TreatmentOR,
  title={Treatment of resistant pain in hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy with subcutaneous octreotide.},
  author={Sylvia A. Johnson and P. A. Spiller and Christina M Faull},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1997},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={298-9}
}
Pain in hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy (HPOA) due to periostitis and arthropathy can be a particularly disabling symptom, and resistant to a wide variety of treatments. The effectiveness of subcutaneous octreotide in relieving this pain in a patient with HPOA is reported. 

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