fibrous dysplasia

What is fibrous dysplasia?

Fibrous dysplasia is a developmental anomaly of bone that usually manifests as a solitary lesion with focal bone expansion, cortical thinning or thickening, and a ground glass appearance.

Patients with fibrous dysplasia may be asymptomatic or present with pathologic fracture.

Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia with associated endocrine dysfunction that usually manifests as precocious female sexual development is known as McCune-Albright syndrome .


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