Osteopoikilosis: a case report of a symptomatic patient

Osteopoikilosis: a case report of a symptomatic patient

George Paraskevas, Athanasios Raikos, Marios Stavrakas, Sofia Spanidou, Basileios Papaziogas

Abstract


Osteopoikilosis (OP) is a very rare benign sclerosing bony dysplasia with an autosomal dominant inheritance. We describe the morphology of an osteopoikilosis male patient, associated with severe pain on wrist and hand joints, report on the relative literature and focus on clinical significance, due to mimicking capability of other more severe conditions such as bone metastases.


Keywords


osteopoikilosis, severe pain, differential diagnosis

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.3941/jrcr.v3i12.260