Periosteal reaction

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AJR Article Periosteal Reaction


Causes of Diffuse Periostitis

  • Primary - Pachydermoperiostosis (AD)
  • Secondary
    • Venous stasis
    • Thyroid acropachy - treated hyperthyroidism
    • Hypervitaminosis A
    • Caffey's disease
    • Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthopathy
    • Prostaglandin therapy