Spotted bone disease (osteopoikilosis)

  • Mimi O
  • Asnida AAR
  • Abdul Malik MH
  • Norita M

Abstract

We report here a rare case of osteopoikilosis which presented in a male Punjabi teenager. Osteopoikilosis is defined as ‘an asymptomatic, autosomal dominant trait in which pea-sized sclerotic spots are prominent in the metaphyseal area’.1 It is also known as Buschke-Ollendorf Syndrome, dermatofibrosis lenticularis, disseminated dermatofibrosis, osteodermatopoikilosis, osteopathic condensans disseminata and spotted bone disease. This is the second case of osteopoikilosis that has been documented in Malaysia. (copied from article)

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Published
2012-12-31
How to Cite
OM., AARA., MHA. M., & MN. (2012). Spotted bone disease (osteopoikilosis). Malaysian Family Physician, 13(3), 1. Retrieved from https://www.e-mfp.org/ojs3/index.php/MFP/article/view/149
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