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Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, spider naevi and oestrogen hyperexcretion associated with adenocarcinoma.
  1. S. G. Brear,
  2. J. D. Edwards,
  3. M. Rademaker,
  4. L. Doyle

    Abstract

    We describe two patients with hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, spider naevi and elevated 24 h urinary oestrogen excretion associated with an adenocarcinoma. In one of the patients, the spider naevi and the clinical signs of hypertrophic osteoarthropathy disappeared and the 24 h urinary oestrogen returned to normal following removal of the tumour.

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