Sternoclavicular hyperostosis :a subtype of SAPHO syndrome

Akerkar, S.M; Dhargalkar, P. V. and Bichile, L. S. (2006) Sternoclavicular hyperostosis :a subtype of SAPHO syndrome. JK Science, Journal of Medical Education and Research, 8 (2). 122. ISSN 0972-1177

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The acronym SAPHO stands for Synovitis, Acne, Pustulosis, and Osteitis. The condition is under - recognized and commonly mistaken for septic cause ; especially for a tuberculous cause. Awareness of the syndrome and its skeletal manifestation will lead to an early diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

EPrint Type:Article
Additional Information:Images day to day 8(2),2006 JK SCIENCE
Uncontrolled Keywords:SAPHO, Synovitis, Acne, Pustulosis, Osteitis, Diagnosis, Treatment
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Musculoskeletal Diseases > Rheumatic Diseases > Hyperostosis, Sternocostoclavicular
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases > Connective Tissue Diseases > Rheumatic Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases > Bone Diseases > Osteitis
ID Code:1714
Deposited By:JK Science: Journal of Medical Education and Research
Deposited On:25 July 2006

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