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Role of immune complexes in hypertrophic osteoarthropathy and nonmetastatic polyarthritis.
  1. M S Awerbuch,
  2. P M Brooks


    Three case histories of patients with histologically proved malignant disease and an associated nonmetastatic symmetrical polyarthropathy are analysed. No evidence of a pathogenetic role for immune complexes was found in hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, whereas there is considerable evidence suggesting that the nonmetastatic polyarthritis associated with malignant lymphoma is an immune complex phenomenon.

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