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Fibrous dysplasia of the bone

Fibrous dysplasia causes bone thinning and tumor-like, fibrous growth on the bones. When this happens on the face or head, it causes visible deformities. Scientists do not yet know what causes it, and there is no cure for the condition so far.

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fibrous dysplasia

Fibrous dysplasia is a condition that can affect a single bone or multiple bones. Different forms of the disease include the monostic, polyostic and craniofacial forms. The intial presentation of this condition includes pain, fracture of the involved bone and a swelling that is noticeable over the bone involved. This condition usually presents in young children.administrator2009-04-22 03:37:06

Posted on : Saturday, July 5, 2008 8:37 PM
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Is this related to achondroplasia / Kartagener`s syndrome. /Dwarfism ?
Replied on Saturday, January 30, 2010 12:07 PM

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