Dermatofibrosis Lenticularis (Buschke-Ollendorf Syndrome) Treatment & Management

Updated: Jul 18, 2019
  • Author: Vernon J Forrester, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Treatment

Surgical Care

Surgical excision of the dermal lesions is indicated only for cosmetic reasons. In some patients, surgical treatment of deafness is possible. Surgical treatment of associated conditions, such as stenosis of the aortae, should be performed as appropriate.

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Consultations

Note the following potential consultations:

  • Laryngologic examination with audiogram

  • Ophthalmologic examination with ophthalmoscopy

  • General physical examination with ECG

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Activity

Osteopoikilosis is asymptomatic; however, 15-20% of patients experience pain and joint effusions. Usually, no special restrictions in activity are required. [5]

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Long-Term Monitoring

There are no specific follow-up requirements in the case of asymptomatic dermatofibrosis lenticularis (Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome).

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