fibrous cortical defect


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fi·brous cor·ti·cal de·fect

a common 1-3 cm defect in the cortex of a bone, most commonly the lower femoral shaft of a child, filled with fibrous tissue. Nonosteogenic or nonossifying fibroma by convention refers to lesions greater than 3 cm in diameter.
See also: nonossifying fibroma.

fi·brous cor·ti·cal de·fect

(fī'brŭs kōr'ti-kăl dē'fekt)
A common 1-3 cm defect in the cortex of a bone, most commonly the lower femoral shaft of a child, filled with fibrous tissue. Nonosteogenic or nonossifying fibroma by convention refers to lesions larger than 3 cm in diameter.
Synonym(s): nonosteogenic fibroma.
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Fibrous cortical defect is usually an incidental finding, affecting 30% to 40% of the pediatric population, (49) with a relatively high rate of bilaterality and multiplicity.
In children, another possibility is a nonossifying fibroma or fibrous cortical defect.
Metaphysical fibrous defects, also called fibrous cortical defects (FCD), are the asymptomatic, nonneoplastic and self-healing tumors of bone, which occur commonly in the metaphysis of long bone, especially in the lower extremities.