Osteopoikilosis: benign bone islands in periarticular bones

Te‐Feng A Chou and Ching‐Hua Hsiao
Med J Aust 2022; 217 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51719
Published online: 17 October 2022

  • 1 Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2 Kuang Tien General Hospital, Shalu, Taiwan


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