Case contributed by Dr Yair Glick


Incidental finding

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

AP pelvic film

Numerous enostoses (bone islands) bilaterally, mostly in the iliac body and ischium, around the sacroiliac joints, and in the proximal femora to the level of the lesser trochanter.


CT, bone window with edge enhancement

Multiple enostoses are scattered bilaterally in a medullary distribution throughout all the pelvic bones, femoral head and neck, and lower lumbar vertebrae.

There are several small lucent foci in the anterior aspect of the right femoral head, probably synovial herniation pits.

Case Discussion

Osteopoikilosis is a sclerosing bony dysplasia comprising multiple enostoses. It is a benign autosomal dominant disorder.

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Case information

rID: 51999
Published: 19th Mar 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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