Pachydermoperiostosis: A case report


avatar M Banihashemi 1 , *

Dermatology Dept, faculty of medicine , Zahedan university of medical sciences and health services, Zahedan, Iran.

how to cite: Banihashemi M. Pachydermoperiostosis: A case report. Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2002;4(3):e95320.


Primary Pachydermoperiostosis is a rare hereditary disease characterized by folded coarse
skin, hyperostosis, clubbing and abnormality in other organ such as gastrointestinal tract.
This syndrome is autosomal dominant with variable expressivity, but a family with autosomal
recessive had also been reported. Disease occurs predominantly in men. Secondary form is
usually a provoked by sever pulmonary disease. Treatment is symptomatic. This is a case report
of such patient from Baloochestan, Iran.


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