osteopoikilosis


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osteopoikilosis

 [os″te-o-poi″kĭ-lo´sis]
a mottled condition of bones, apparent radiographically, due to the presence of multiple sclerotic foci and scattered stippling. adj., adj osteopoikilot´ic.

os·te·o·poi·ki·lo·sis

(os'tē-ō-poy'ki-lō'sis), [MIM*166700]
Mottled or spotted bones caused by widespread small foci of compact bone in the substantia spongiosa; autosomal dominant inheritance.
See also: osteopathia striata, dermatofibrosis lenticularis disseminata.
[osteo- + G. poikilos, dappled, + -osis, condition]

osteopoikilosis

/os·teo·poi·ki·lo·sis/ (os″te-o-poi″kĭ-lo´sis) a mottled condition of bones, apparent radiographically, due to the presence of multiple sclerotic foci and scattered stippling.osteopoikilot´ic

osteopoikilosis

[os′tē·ōpoi′kilō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, osteon + poikilos, mottled, osis, condition
an inherited condition of the bones, transmitted as an autosomal-dominant trait, characterized by multiple areas of dense calcification throughout the osseous tissue, producing a mottled appearance on x-ray examination. It is a benign condition, usually without symptoms and of unknown cause. Also called osteosclerosis fragilis congenita. osteopoikilotic, adj.

osteopoikilosis

An AD condition characterized by multiple small foci of osteosclerosis in the spongiosa of the pelvis, metaphysis of long bones, tarsal and carpal bones, often associated with subcutaneous bony nodules

os·te·o·poi·ki·lo·sis

(os'tē-ō-poy-ki-lō'sis)
Mottled or spotted bones caused by widespread foci of compact bone in the substantia spongiosa.
[osteo- + G. poikilos, dappled, + -osis, condition]

Buschke,

Abraham, Polish-born German dermatologist, 1868-1943.
Buschke disease - obsolete eponym for cryptococcosis. Synonym(s): scleredema adultorum
Buschke-Löwenstein tumor - a large type of condyloma acuminatum found in the genitals. Synonym(s): giant condyloma
Buschke-Ollendorf syndrome - Synonym(s): osteopoikilosis
Busse-Buschke disease - see under Busse

osteopoikilosis

a mottled condition of bones, apparent radiographically, due to the presence of multiple sclerotic foci and scattered stippling.
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Osteopoikilosis in an ancient skeleton: more than a medical curiosity.
Coexistence of osteopoikilosis with reactive arthritis: a case report.
99mTc-pyrophosphate bone imaging in osteopoikilosis, osteopathia striata, and melorheostosis.
From his personal history, we discovered an incipient bilateral coxarthrosis, lumbar discopathy and an observation of osteopoikilosis, diagnosis which was suspected after a MRI a month before presentation.
These aspects impose differential diagnosis between osteopoikilosis and bone metastasis from a prostatic cancer, reason why the patient was sent into our clinic for further investigations.
Osteopoikilosis can be diagnosed using a plain radiograph through the identification of multiple, variably shaped and sized radio-opaque spots clustered around joints and scattered throughout the skeleton.
Osteopoikilosis does not demonstrate increased uptake of radiopharmaceutical material on a nuclear medicine bone scan.
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 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].
Osteomyelitis, osteopetrosis, osteopoikilosis, and osteopathia striata should all be considered in the differential diagnosis, (9, 10) but the most important differential diagnosis of melorheostosis is bone tumors producing dense bone, primarily the various types of osteosarcoma.