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osteopathia

 [os″te-o-path´e-ah]
osteopathy (def. 1).
osteopathia conden´sans dissemina´ta osteopoikilosis.
osteopathia stria´ta an asymptomatic condition characterized radiographically by multiple condensations of cancellous bone tissue, giving a striated appearance.

os·te·op·a·thy

(os'tē-op'ă-thē),
1. Any disease of bone. Synonym(s): osteopathia
2. A school of medicine based on a concept of the normal body as a vital machine capable, when in correct adjustment, of making its own remedies against infections and other toxic conditions; practitioners use the diagnostic and therapeutic measures of conventional medicine in addition to manipulative measures. Synonym(s): osteopathic medicine
[osteo- + G. pathos, suffering]

os·te·op·a·thy

(os'tē-op'ă-thē)
1. Any disease of bone.
Synonym(s): osteopathia.
2. A school of medicine based on a concept of the normal body as a vital machine capable, when in correct adjustment, of making its own remedies against infections and other toxic conditions; practitioners use the diagnostic and therapeutic measures of conventional medicine in addition to manipulative measures.
Synonym(s): osteopathic medicine.
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Osteopathia striata should be recognized by the radiologist as a "don't touch" lesion.
Osteopathia striata is a benign entity, although rarely it may be associated with other slerosing dysplasias or disorders.
Osteopathia striata-cranial sclerosis: otorhinolaryngologic clinical presentation and radiologic findings.
Osteosarcoma arising in a femur with melorheostosis and osteopathia striata.
The radiological differential diagnosis include osteopoikilosis, osteopetrosis, arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, and osteopathia striata (11).
Osteopoikilosis (osteopathia condensans disseminata) is a rare sclerosing bone dysplasia of unknown etiology.
Radiologically, the differential diagnosis of OPK includes osteopathia striata, melorheostosis, tuberous sclerosis, sclerotic bone metastases, and osteoma (which may have similar clinical pictures but for which medical and orthopedic treatment may be necessary).