Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 15, Issue 4, pp 378–381 | Cite as

Mixed sclerosing bone dystrophy. Report of a case and review of the literature

  • J. Belzunegui
  • I. Plazaola
  • E. Uriarte
  • C. Gonzalez
  • M. Figueroa
Case Report


A 63-year old woman was admitted because of hip pain. Radiographs showed multiple round and oval sclerotic lesions involving humeral heads, pelvis, vertebral bodies and both femoral bones. Diaphyseal periosteal proliferation was found in metatarsal bones. A diagnosis of mixed sclerosing bone dystrophy was made. We review clinical, epidemiological and radiological findings of this entity.

Key words

Osteopoikilosis Osteopathia Striata Melorheostosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Belzunegui
    • 1
  • I. Plazaola
    • 1
  • E. Uriarte
    • 1
  • C. Gonzalez
    • 1
  • M. Figueroa
    • 1
  1. 1.Rheumatology UnitHospital N.S. AranzazuSan SebastianSpain

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