FAMILIAL CAMPTODACTYLY COXA VARA PERICARDITIS SYNDROME MASQUARADING AS JUVUNILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS

Shahzadi Sumbal Ghazi, Muhammad Umar Nisar, Samer Sikander, Jai Krishin

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ABSTRACT

The camptodactyly-arthropathy-coxa vara-pericarditis syndrome (CACP) is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by congenital or early-onset camptodactyly, childhood-onset non-inflammatory arthropathy associated with synovial hyperplasia, constrictive pericarditis and coxa vara. This rare disease is caused by mutations in PRG4 Gene which encodes for lubricin, a protein present in synovial fluid responsible for lubrication.

The case we are reporting is of 9 and half years old boy who presented to us in pediatric Out Patient Department with early onset camptodactyly and non-inflammatory arthropathy. Synovial biopsy shows synovial hyperplasia with numerous CD68 positive multinucleated giant cells. He was discharged and physiotherapy was advised with regular follow ups.

KEY WORDS: Coxa Vara (MeSH); Lubricin (MeSH); Joint Diseases (MeSH); Arthropathy (MeSH); Osteoarthritis (MESH); Pericarditis (MeSH); Synovial Membrane (MeSH).


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