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May 1973

Thyroid Acropachy

Author Affiliations

East Meadow, NY
From the Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow, NY.

Am J Dis Child. 1973;125(5):745-746. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1973.04160050087018

Acropachy is one of the rare manifestations of thyroid disease. Most cases are reported in older adults. This patient, a 14-year 9-month-old boy with hyperthyroidism is probably the youngest case described in the literature.