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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 130-132

Unilateral pachydermodactyly in a Saudi boy: A rare presentation


1 Department of Dermatology, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Dermatology, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Pathology, Kind Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Lamia Al Akrash
Department of Dermatology, King Fahad Medical City, P.O. Box: 11421, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jdds.jdds_8_19

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Pachydermodactyly (PDD) is a rare, acquired idiopathic form of digital fibromatosis. PDD typically presents as asymptomatic swelling of the second to fourth proximal interphalangeal joints bilaterally in young males. Here, we present an acquired unilateral PDD in a Saudi boy with emphasis on the clinical, radiological, and histopathological features. In conclusion, PDD is a benign disease; a prompt recognition would prevent irrelevant workup and reassure patients.


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