Hypertrophic Non-Pulmonary Osteoarthropathy in a Patient with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Academic Article uri icon


  • A 20-year-old woman with nasopharyngeal carcinoma, in clinical remission, developed pains in the wrists and knees. Radiological and scintigraphic evaluation revealed tumor recurrence and bone metastases. No pulmonary involvement was observed. Reinstitution of combined chemotherapy resulted in abolition of the metastatic lesions and resolution of her rheumatic complaints.

publication date

  • January 1, 1989