dysplasia

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dysplasia

[di′splā·zhə]
(pathology)
Abnormal development or growth, especially of cells.
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If the condition is mild, polyostotic fibrous dysplasia may show zero or few signs and symptoms.
In most cases, the radiographic characteristics of polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia and the clinical information are sufficient to allow the practitioner to make a diagnosis without a biopsy.
Long-term efficacy of oral alendronate therapy in an elderly patient with polyostotic fibrous dysplasia: A case report.
ANGAD had polyostotic fibrous dysplasia which meant that a number of bones in his body were affected.
More recent studies report that polyostotic fibrous dysplasia and cafe-au-lait macules are invariably present, while monostotic lesions are less common (3).
(1) Windolz reported that the more extensive the skeletal involvement is, as with severe polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, the more frequent and severe the involvement of the face and skull is.