Buschke Ollendorff syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome
- Dermatofibrosis lenticularis disseminata with osteopoikilosis
- Dermatofibrosis, disseminated with osteopoikilosis
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There is currently no cure for BOS. Surgical removal of lesions on or under the skin may be done for cosmetic purposes. In some patients, surgical treatment of deafness may be possible. Surgery might also be necessary for some of the signs or symptoms associated with BOS. Osteopoikilosis is typically asymptomatic, but about 15-20% of individuals experience pain and joint effusions (fluid build-up). Usually, no special restrictions in activity are required for individuals with BOS.
Last updated: 3/16/2011
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