A 42-year-old member asked:
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what does osteopoikilosis mean?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Non-problem: Some folks have islands of especially dense bone around their skeleton. Nobody knows why and it's generally a total non-problem, though inexperienced physicians may mistake it at first for metastatic cancer.
Answered on Oct 25, 2012

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