Osteopoikilosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Multiple small bone islands are seen particularly near the joints typical of incidental osteopoikilosis

Case Discussion

Osteopoikilosis is a sclerosing bony dysplasia with multiple enostoses. It is a rare inherited benign condition incidentally found on skeletal x rays. Its importance is predominantly in correct diagnosis so that it is not mistaken for pathology.

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Case Information

rID: 6685
Case created: 5th Aug 2009
Last edited: 5th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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