osteopoikilosis


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osteopoikilosis

[¦äs·tē·ō‚pȯi·kə′lō·səs]
(medicine)
A bone affection of unknown cause and no symptoms, characterized by ellipsoidal, dense foci in all bones.
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Rarely, multiple lesions are noted, a condition known as osteopoikilosis.
Increased bone density without modifcation of bone shape Osteopetrosis precocious type Generalised AR delayed type Type 1 uniform AD intermediate type Type 2 endobones with renal tubular Generalised AR AR acidosis Similar other types Axial osteosclerosis osteomesopyknosis Focal sclerosis AD AR with bamboo hair in vertebrae/pelvis Pycnodysostosis Generalised AR Osteosclerosis Cortical AD Stanesu type thickening of long bones, defcient facial sinus development Osteopathia striata Radiodense SP XLD isolated with striations on all cranial sclerosis bones with cranial sclerosis Sponastrime Striated AR dysplasia metaphysis Melorheostosis Flowing SP hyperostosis Osteopoikilosis Radiodense spots AD Mixed sclerosing Combined pattern SP bone dysplasia 2.
Osteopoikilosis (osteopathia condensans disseminate, spotted bone; OPK) is an asymptomatic, rare bone dysplasia.
To our knowledge, DXA scan has not yet been reported in osteopoikilosis disease.
Osteopoikilosis can occur either as an isolated anomaly or in association with other abnormalities of skin and bone.
Osteopoikilosis results in numerous round 2-10 mm densities of oval or rounded shape (2,11).
Patients with osteopoikilosis are typically asymptomatic although up to 20% may have mild articular pain and joint effusion (12).
Osteopoikilosis (osteopathia condensans disseminata) is a rare sclerosing bone dysplasia of unknown etiology.
Osteopoikilosis is more commonly found in the epiphysis and metaphysis of the bones in upper and lower limbs, in the hand in carpal and metacarpal and in the foot in tarsal and metatarsal bones, while it is rarely seen in the pelvis, spine, ribs, and skull.
Dermatofibrosis lenticularis disseminata and osteopoikilosis [in German].