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Currarino's syndrome

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Familial idiopathic osteoarthropathy. Clinically manifest as eczema with clubbing of the fingers. Radiologically, there is soft tissue clubbing, subperiosteal new bone formation, widely open sutures, fontanelles and wormian bones in the skull.

We thank Hooshang Taybi, M.D. for information submitted.


  • G. Currarino, R. C. Tierney, R. G. Giesel, C. Weihl:
    Familial idiopathic osteoarthropathy. The American Journal of Roentgenology, Radium Therapy and Nuclear Medicine, April 1961, 85: 633-644.

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