Osteopoikilosis - on MRI

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski


The patient presentation was not provided.

Patient Data

Age: 46
Gender: Male

The above MRI studies show multiple ovoid, hypointense areas within the marrow cavity which are hypointense on all sequences, consistent with the appearance of multiple bone islands. They are juxta-articular in location and involving all extra-axial joints in a bilaterally symmetric fassion. These are diagnostic findings of osteopoikilosis

Case Discussion

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Case information

rID: 21317
Published: 15th Jan 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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