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Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy related to end stage cholestatic cirrhosis: reversal after liver transplantation.
  1. J P Huaux,
  2. A Geubel,
  3. B Maldague,
  4. P Michielsen,
  5. B de Hemptinne,
  6. J B Otte,
  7. C N de Deuxchaisnes


    A case is reported of hypertrophic osteoarthropathy with recovery after a liver graft in a young man with end stage cholestatic cirrhosis related to non-Wilsonian copper overload. To our knowledge this is the first case in the literature illustrating the curative role of liver grafting on hypertrophic osteoarthropathy associated with chronic cholestatic liver disease.

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