Osteopoikolosis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Pre-operative CT for re-do sternotomy. Past corrective cardiac surgery for congenital abnormality.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
CT

Multiple sclerotic bone lesions, small and mainly in a peri-articular distribution., most prominent at the glenohumeral joints. Paediatric-type sternotomy wires with superior mediastinal surgical clips. 

Case Discussion

Osteopoikilosis is a bony dysplasia characterised by the presence of multiple enostoses. It is an incidental finding, and is of no clinical significance. 

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Case information

rID: 47934
Case created: 9th Sep 2016
Last edited: 30th Apr 2017
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