Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 34–36 | Cite as

Primary osteoma cutis — multiple café-au-lait spots and woolly hair anomaly

  • M. Ruggieri
  • V. Pavone
  • P. Smilari
  • R. Rizzo
  • G. Sorge


An 11-year-old girl with typical features of primary osteoma cutis is reported. She demonstrated multiple areas of subcutaneous, asymptomatic, slow-growing nodules, mostly localized at the extremities. Radiographic evidence of soft tissue calcification and histologic confirmation of ectopic bone formation was obtained. She also showed café-au-lait spots, woolly hair and intrauterine growth deficiency.


Public Health Nodule Soft Tissue Bone Formation Typical Feature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ruggieri
    • 1
  • V. Pavone
    • 2
  • P. Smilari
    • 1
  • R. Rizzo
    • 1
  • G. Sorge
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Department of OrthopedicsUniversity of CataniaCataniaItaly

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