EURORAD ESR

Case 14565

Progression of Osteopoikilosis

Author(s)
Kathleen L. Donovan, BS., Jason S. Chu, MD., Arthur Yegorov, MD

SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital,
SUNY Upstate Medical University,
Department of Radiology;
750 East Adams Street
13210 Syracuse, NY,
United States of America
 
Patient
male, 17 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Right hand plain radiograph, at 6 years old.

    Initial radiographs of the hand, which was negative for traumatic injuries. Few scattered sclerotic foci within the carpals, metacarpals and phalanges were thought to represent bone islands.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Comparative studies; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Right hand plain radiograph, at 17 years old.

    Radiographs of the same hand taken nearly a decade later. Dramatic increase in quantity and extent of multiple sclerotic foci, consistent with osteopoikilosis. Arrow points to soft tissue injury and laceration.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Comparative studies; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Initial radiographs of the hand, which was negative for traumatic injuries. Few scattered sclerotic foci within the carpals, metacarpals and phalanges were thought to represent bone islands.
 
Radiographs of the same hand taken nearly a decade later. Dramatic increase in quantity and extent of multiple sclerotic foci, consistent with osteopoikilosis. Arrow points to soft tissue injury and laceration.
 
 
 
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