Anorexia nervosa and senna misuse: nephrocalcinosis, digital clubbing and hypertrophic osteoarthropathy

Andrew F McLaughlin
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb02064.x
Published online: 15 September 2008

To the Editor: I read with interest the letter by Lim and colleagues on anorexia nervosa and senna misuse.1 I have seen abnormal whole body bone scans in patients with severe eating disorders of exactly the same pattern (except for the avid bilateral apical lung and gastric uptake) as the case described.

  • Andrew F McLaughlin

  • Burwood Nuclear Medicine, Sydney, NSW.



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