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ICD-9-CM 701.8

Pachyderma or pachydermia, is the thickening of skin like that of a pachyderm.[1] It occurs in the condition Pachydermoperiostosis; an X-linked genetic disorder.[2]


  1. ^ "Definition of Pachyderma". Retrieved 2008-04-06. 
  2. ^ Castori M, Sinibaldi L, Mingarelli R, Lachman RS, Rimoin DL, Dallapiccola B (2005). "Pachydermoperiostosis: an update". Clin. Genet. 68 (6): 477–86. doi:10.1111/j.1399-0004.2005.00533.x. PMID 16283874.