Bone
Non-neoplastic or metabolic disease
Osteopoikilosis

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 4 October 2016, last major update August 2013

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PubMed Search: Osteopoikilosis[title]
Cite this page: Osteopoikilosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/boneosteopoikilosis.html. Accessed December 5th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Usually autosomal dominant with high penetrance
  • No symptoms, no abnormal labs
  • Associated with osteosarcoma in affected bone, scleroderma, other conditions
Radiology Description
  • Multiple sclerotic, round lesions of variable size in cancellous bone near joint surfaces
Micro Description
  • Resembles bone island