Osteopoikilosis with skin lesions, most commonly small elastic fibrous nodules on the posterior aspects of the thighs and buttocks; irregular autosomal dominant inheritance. SYN: Buschke-Ollendorf syndrome. [osteo- + G. derma, skin, + poikilos, dappled, + -osis, condition]

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