Osteopoikilosis

Case contributed by Dr Stijn Bollen
X-ray

Multiple small well defined sclerotic foci (bone islands) centered about the joints and epiphyses. 

MRI

Multiple small well defined foci of low signal intensity in distal tibia epiphysis and talus.

Nuclear medicine

Lack of uptake on bone scan.

Case Discussion

Lack of uptake in bone scan is helpful if rarely sclerotic bony metastasis is considered amongst differentials. 

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rID: 12864
Published: 21st Jan 2011
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2019
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