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The Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome (BOS) comprises of osteopoikilosis associated
with disseminated connective tissue and cutaneous yellowish naevi, predominantly on the extremities and trunk 1-2.
Recent genetic work has linked BOS to both isolated osteopoikilosis and melorheostosis1.
It was first described by the follwing three people
Helene Ollendorff Curth : German-American dermatologist, Columbia University (1899-?)
Abraham Buschke : German dermatologist (1868 - 1943)
Hans Theodor Schreus : German radiologist (1892 - 1970)
- 1. Bansal Anu. “The Dripping Candle Wax Sign1.” Radiology 246, no. 2 (February 2008): 638-640. doi:10.1148/radiol.2462050537.
- 2. “Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome (www.whonamedit.com).” [Link].
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