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Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy complicating Celestin tube insertion.
  1. J. B. Young,
  2. W. E. Wilkins


    A case is reported in which hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy (HPOA) developed following the insertion of a Celestin tube for a benign oesophageal stricture. The HPOA resolved completely following removal of the tube. It is believed that the Celestin tube was the major factor causing the HPOA, a complication of Celestin tube insertion not previously reported.

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