Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Multiple small bone islands are seen particularly near the joints typical of incidental osteopoikilosis

Case Discussion

Osteopoikilosis is a sclerosing bony dysplasia with multiple enostoses. It is a rare inherited benign condition incidentally found on skeletal x rays. Its importance is predominantly in correct diagnosis so that it is not mistaken for pathology.

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Case information

rID: 6685
Published: 5th Aug 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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