Osteoarthropathy, Primary Hypertrophic


MSH: A conditioned chiefly characterized by thickening of the skin of the head and distal extremities, deep folds and furrows of the skin of the forehead, cheeks, and scalp, seborrhea, hyperhidrosis, periostosis of the long bones, digital clubbing, and spadelike enlargement of the hands and feet. It is more prevalent in the male, and is usually first evident during adolescence. It is believed to be inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. (From Dorland, 27th ed),NCI: A rare disorder of unknown etiology characterized by hypertrophy of the bones of the distal extremities, periostosis of the tubular bones, digital clubbing, and skin changes including coarse facial features, acne, and hyperhydrosis.

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