Ulcerative colitis associated with hypertrophic osteoarthropathy


(1) clubbing, (2) periostitis with periosteal new bone formation, (3) synovitis, and (4) autonomic dysfunction as evidenced by increased sweating of the palms and soles. Most commonly osteoarthropathy occurs secondary to pulmonary disease, especially carcinoma of the lung, lung abscess, and bronchiectasis. It is rare for the complete hypertrophic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01072056


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@article{MB1976UlcerativeCA, title={Ulcerative colitis associated with hypertrophic osteoarthropathy}, author={ChB MMed Dr. Jack Farman MB and Jack Twersky and Sidney M. Fierst}, journal={The American Journal of Digestive Diseases}, year={1976}, volume={21}, pages={130-135} }