fibrous dysplasia


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Related to fibrous dysplasia: monostotic fibrous dysplasia

fibrous dysplasia

See FIBROMATOSIS.
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Fibrous dysplasia is a slowly progressive, benign, rare and idiopathic skeletal disorder in which normal bone and marrow are replaced by fibrous tissue and randomly distributed woven bone, usually with pain, bony deformity and pathologic fractures.1 In 1938 had Lichtenstein first coined the term "fibrous dysplasia (FD)"2 Mutation in the guanine nucleotide-binding protein coding gene in early stages of life is responsible in the etiology of the disease.
Skeletal survey revealed evidence of lesions in the femur and humerus suggestive of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia (Figure 1).
Diagnostic value of investigating GNAS mutations in fibro-osseous lesions: a retrospective study of 91 cases of fibrous dysplasia and 40 other fibro-osseous lesions.
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a benign calvarial lesion.
High T2 signal is noted with cystic change of fibrous dysplasia lesions.
Fibrous dysplasia is considered a relatively common and well-known skeletal disorder.
Our case showed a lytic lesion with sclerotic rims, and it is difficult to differentiate from other benign bone lesions such as bone cyst, aneurysmal bone cyst, benign chondroblastomas, giant cell tumors, fibrous dysplasia, and nonossifying fibroma; thus, MRI examination was performed.
The differential diagnosis includes a wide range of lesion from benign lesions (fibrous dysplasia, bone cysts ossifying fibroma, and eosinophilic granuloma) to malignant lesions (osteosarcoma).
Some of the other qualifying conditions besides the list above include AIDS/HIV, Fibrous Dysplasia, Glaucoma, Lupus, residual limb pain and more.
Ewing sarcoma of the tibia mimicking fibrous dysplasia. J Pediatr Orthop B 2013;22:222-7.