Idiopathic Multicentric Osteolysis: Upper Extremity Manifestations and Surgical Considerations During Childhood
The Journal of Hand Surgery, 07/27/2012
Goldfarb CA et al. – Children with Idiopathic multicentric osteolysis are almost always misdiagnosed initially, and the correct diagnosis may be delayed by years. The hand surgeon is ideally suited to provide an accurate diagnosis of Idiopathic multicentric osteolysis, because wrist pain and swelling and thumb interphalangeal joint contracture are common early manifestations.