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Familial pachydermoperiostosis in association with protein-losing enteropathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16716156     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this report we describe a rare association of pachydermoperiostosis with protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) in a family of three brothers. The first brother had the complete form of pachydermoperiostosis along with PLE. The second brother had the 'forme fruste' of pachydermoperiostosis, with minimal skin changes, bony abnormalities and PLE, which was due to intestinal lymphangiectasia. The third brother had an incomplete form of pachydermoperiostosis without evidence of PLE. To our knowledge, the association of pachydermoperiostosis with PLE due to intestinal lymphangiectasia has not been reported previously.
G Sethuraman; A K Malhotra; B K Khaitan; V K Sharma; R Kumar; G K Makharia; B N Vinod; S K Sharma; R Goswami; S Bandhu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental dermatology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0307-6938     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2006 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-23     Completed Date:  2006-09-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7606847     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Dermatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  531-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Lymphangiectasis, Intestinal / complications*
Osteoarthropathy, Primary Hypertrophic / etiology*,  pathology
Protein-Losing Enteropathies / etiology*

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