TITLE

Benign spotted bones: a diagnostic dilemma

AUTHOR(S)
Di Primio, Gina
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, p456
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a young woman with benign spotted bones who has been presented to an emergency department because of acute knee pain due to a minor fall. It says that the patient has no signs of fracture or joint effusion, though radiography shows there is a distribution of periarticular foci in the femur and tibia. Accordingly, it can be distinguished from osteopoikilosis, whose previous cases imply similar condition with no implications of malignant or systemic disease.
ACCESSION #
59405721

 

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