monostotic fibrous dysplasia


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mon·o·stot·ic fi·brous dys·pla·si·a

fibrous dysplasia of a single bone.

monostotic fibrous dysplasia

Fibrous dysplasia that affects a single bone.
See also: dysplasia
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Klempous, "Treatment of monostotic fibrous dysplasia with pamidronate," Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
* Monostotic fibrous dysplasia accounts for approximately 70% of all cases, and it usually involves one of the long bones.
Thus confirming the diagnosis of monostotic fibrous dysplasia of the phalanx of the left hand.
In this article, we describe a case of monostotic fibrous dysplasia in a middle-aged woman who responded well to medical treatment.
[1] There are two primary categories of the disease: monostotic fibrous dysplasia involves a single bone and represents 70% of all cases; polyostotic fibrous dysplasia involves multiple bones and makes up the remainder, [2] Also, approximately 3% of patients with fibrous dysplasia will experience McCune-Albright syndrome, in which the bony involvement is accompanied by skin lesions and endocrinopathy.