What is synovitis-acne-pustulosis-hyperostosis-osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Diagnosis of SAPHO syndrome

Synovitis-acne-pustulosis-hyperostosis-osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome is characterized by multifocal aseptic osteomyelitis of an uncertain etiology. Hiwatani et al report a rare case of aseptic meningitis with multiple lower cranial nerve palsy with SAPHO syndrome. [11]

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