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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Craniofacial fibrous dysplasia (CFD) of the maxilla in an 11-year-old boy: a case report.
Fibrous dysplasia is a significant lesion affecting the maxillofacial region because it can cause severe facial deformity, asymmetry (11).
Imaging findings of fibrous dysplasia with histopathologic and intraoperative correlation.
Bilateral fibrous dysplasia of the mandible in a 7-year-old male patient--a rare case.
Thirty-six patients were diagnosed with fibrous dysplasia, 22 giant cell tumors, 29 unicameral bone cysts, 12 aneurysmal bone cysts, as well as various other pathologies.
In the context of a concomitant lesion it is important to study it due to the fact that some tumor and tumor-like conditions, such as carcinoma, fibrous dysplasia, osteoma, and ossifying fibroma, might be associated [1].
The following year, Lichtenstein introduced the term "fibrous dysplasia".
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a bone disorder in which fibrous tissue replaces normal bone.
Fibrous dysplasia is a non inherited skeletal disorder in which bone-forming cells fail to mature and produce too much fibrous or connective tissue.
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) of bone is a rare disease often associated with severe clinical outcome, including bone pain, deformities, and fractures.