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Rare, asymptomatic, autosomal dominant bone disorder.

Radiographic appearance: multiple, small, circumscribed round or ovoid areas of increased bone density, widely distributed, caused by condensations of the spongiosa

Associated with: dermatofibrosis lenticularis disseminata, scleroderma, syndactyly, dwarfism, endocrine abnormalities, and cleft palate.

Other hyperostotic disorders include:

  • Melorheostosis - "candle wax dripping" along dermatome, can be painful
  • Osteopathia striata - benign striated appearance of tubular bones, non-painful, celery stalk