BMJ Case Reports 2011; doi:10.1136/bcr.08.2011.4605
  • Rare disease

Touraine–Solente–Gole’ syndrome

  1. Atul Sachdev
  1. Department of Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Monica Gupta, monicamanish2001{at}


Touraine–Solente–Gole’ syndrome, also known as pachydermoperiostosis or primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy is a rare familial disorder generally seen in males. Although it presents with characteristic morphological and radiological features, this is an uncommon diagnosis and is entertained only once other causes of secondary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy are carefully excluded.


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