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Clinical Features of Hypertrophic Pulmonary Osteoarthropathy

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary Disease

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

M89.4

Description:

Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy is a rare condition associated with a number of pulmonary, cardiac and gastrointestinal conditions. A patient with idiopathic hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy should be carefully screened for an occult intra-thoracic neoplasm.

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