ROBERT W. TREVER, M.D.
The association of simple clubbing of the fingers and toes with congenital cyanotic heart disease is a well known phenomenon. The association of congenital cyanotic heart disease and hypertrophic osteoarthropathy is not so well recognized. The following cases are of significant interest in this regard.
Case 1. A 17 year old white schoolboy was admitted to the hospital on March 19, 1956, complaining of swelling and pain in his ankles and knees. He had been cyanotic from the time of birth. His mother had been told that he was "a blue baby" and that nothing could be done
TREVER RW. HYPERTROPHIC OSTEOARTHROPATHY IN ASSOCIATION WITH CONGENITAL CYANOTIC HEART DISEASE: REPORT OF TWO CASES1. Ann Intern Med. 1958;48:660–668. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-3-660
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(3):660-668.
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