This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|100% of people have these symptoms|
|Connective tissue nevi||0100898|
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of epiphysis morphology||
Abnormal shape of end part of bone
|Abnormality of the metaphysis||
Abnormality of the wide portion of a long bone
Pale pigmentation[ more ]
Decreased body height
Small stature[ more ]
Firm lump under the skin
Growth of abnormal tissue under the skin[ more ]
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Stiff joints[ more ]
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormal aortic morphology||0001679|
|Abnormality of the dentition||
Dental abnormality[ more ]
|Atypical scarring of skin||
|Diffuse skin atrophy||0007488|
|Generalized limb muscle atrophy||
Generalized muscle wasting
Hearing defect[ more ]
Husky voice[ more ]
Swelling caused by excess lymph fluid under skin
Muscle pain[ more ]
Increased fracture rate
Multiple spontaneous fractures
Varying degree of multiple fractures[ more ]
Renal failure in adulthood[ more ]
Squint eyes[ more ]
Loss of eyesight
Poor vision[ more ]
|1%-4% of people have these symptoms|
Webbed skin of fingers[ more ]
|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
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Related diseases are conditions that have similar signs and symptoms. A health care provider may consider these conditions in the table below when making a diagnosis. Please note that the table may not include all the possible conditions related to this disease.
Conditions with similar signs and symptoms from Orphanet
These bone lesions should be differentiated from melorheostosis and sclerotic bone metastases. Osteopoikilosis also occurs as an isolated finding in individuals without a family history of BOS, as well as in association with other sclerosing dysplasias and as part of the 12q14 microdeletion syndrome (see these terms).
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