Other Names for this Disease
- Axial osteosclerosis
autosomal dominant manner but the genetic cause has not yet been identified. It is generally benign and life expectancy is normal.Osteomesopyknosis is a bone disorder characterized by abnormal hardening of bone (osteosclerosis). It is generally limited to the axial spine, pelvis, and proximal part of the long bones, which is what distinguishes this condition from other sclerosing bone disorders. It is usually diagnosed incidentally in young adults complaining of back pain. Osteomesopyknosis is inherited in an
Last updated: 9/22/2014
- Yao AL, Camacho PM. Osteomesopyknosis: a case report and review of sclerosing bone disorders. Endocr Pract. June 1, 2014; 20(6):e106-11. Accessed 9/22/2014.
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