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Description: Osteopoikilosis is a condition of unknown origin which is transmitted in an autosomal dominant manner with high penetrance (meaning patients with the gene usually have the condition). Some cases are spontaneous and there is no family history. Males and females are equally affected. Patients are asymptomatic, and laboratory exams are normal. Osteosarcoma has been reported to occur in affected bone. associated conditions include: dermatofibrosis lenticularis disseminata, scleroderma, syndactyly, dwarfism, endocrine abnormalities, melorrheostosis, and cleft palate. Most patients have no other findings.

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Added: Sun Dec 17 2006