Subperiosteal resorption is virtually pathognomonic for hyperparathyroidism and is typically seen at the radial aspect of the middle phalanx of the index and middle fingers.
Subperiosteal resorption as well as acroosteolysis, the next sign of hyperparathyroidism
Fig. 1 Subperiosteal resorption as well as acroosteolysis, the next sign of hyperparathyroidism.
Subperiosteal resorption in a child
Fig. 2 Subperiosteal resorption in a child
Fig. 3 Compare the finger on a patient with hyperparathyroidism, to his normal appearing finger after treatment
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