fibrous dysplasia


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fibrous dysplasia

[′fī·brəs dis′plā·zhə]
(medicine)
Extensive formation of fibrous tissue and transformation of bony tissue in one or more bones.
Development of abnormal amounts of fibrous tissue in the mammary glands.
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Poor corticomedullary differentiation is the hallmark of this stage and remains an important differentiator from fibrous dysplasia.
Han and coworkers (13) reviewed the natural history for monostotic fibrous dysplasia in 76 patients.
Fibrous dysplasia is a developmental tumor like sporadic condition that results from a post zygotic mutation in GNAS1 (Guanine Nucleotidebinding Protein, a stimulating activity polypeptide 1) gene.
Keywords: Fibrous dysplasia, Limb length shortening, Polyostotic.
Fibrous dysplasia is an abnormal growth pattern characterized by fibro-osseous replacement of mature marrow with immature abnormal matrix.
Fibrous dysplasia, first described by Lichtenstein (10) in 1938, is a noninherited developmental anomaly of bone in which normal bone marrow is replaced by a benign proliferation of fibro-osseous tissue.
Fibrous Dysplasia in the Maxillo-Mandibular Region--Case Report.
Direct graphies of the cranium revealed cellar enlargement and fibrous dysplasia (FD) in the clivus and mandible, but no anomaly was found on the graphies of the other long bones and pelvis.
Keywords: Fibrous dysplasia, Monostotic, Polyostotic, Cemento-ossifying fibroma (COF).
Fibrous dysplasia can be monostotic or polyostotic.
This discovery by David Frayer from the University of Kansas and colleagues of a fibrous dysplasia predates previous evidence of this tumor by well over 100,000 years.