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Pachydermoperiostosis is a rare disorder characterized by clubbing of the fingers, thickening of the skin of the face (pachyderma) and excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis). It was first described in 1868.
Pachydermoperiostosis: Three case reports ABSTRACT Three patients with pachydermoperiostosis are reported. All patients presented with moderate pain and swelling in multiple joints unresponsive ... From Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery,
by Bhaskaranand, Kumar
"Klingon Head" A 15-year-old adolescent presented with concerns about the appearance of his scalp (see accompanying figure). The patient wished to know what was causing ... From American Family Physician,
by Raymond T. Kuwahara