Osteopoikilosis : Report of a Familial Case

  title={Osteopoikilosis : Report of a Familial Case},
  author={Serpil SAVAŞ},
  • Serpil SAVAŞ
  • Published 2000
Osteopoikilosis (osteopathia condensans disseminata, spotted bones) is an asymptomatic osteosclerotic dysplasia initially described by Albers-Schönberg in 1915 (1). This rare hereditary condition is usually noticed radiologically as an incidental finding of diagnostic sclerotic lesions. These lesions are symmetric, numerous, small, well-defined, homogeneous and circular or ovoid (2). The most frequently involved sites are the epiphyses and metaphyses of long tubular bones and the carpi, tarsi… CONTINUE READING