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Primary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy (Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy, Primary) Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy, Primary; Pachydermoperiostosis; Osteoarthropathy, Primary Hypertrophic; Idiopathic Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy; Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathies, Idiopathic Show All >>

Networked: 55 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Primary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Colchicine : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 13 Generic
  2. Iron : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. Isotretinoin (Accutane) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 6 Generic
  4. Steroid Receptors (Steroid Receptor) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  6. 4-hexyloxyaniline (HOA) : 8 results : IBA
  7. 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase : 7 results : IBA
  8. Dinoprostone (PGE2) : 3 results : FDA 3
  9. Cosmetics : 3 results : IBA
  10. Nonsense Codon (Nonsense Mutation) : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Primary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

  1. Primary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy (Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy, Primary)
  2. Primary Myelofibrosis (Myelosclerosis)
  3. Arthritis (Polyarthritis)
  4. Anemia
  5. Arthralgia (Joint Pain)
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Key Therapies for Primary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

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  1. Rhytidoplasty (Facelift) : 4 results
  2. Oral Administration : 1 result

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