Craniofacial fibrous dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Presentation

Patient presented following low velocity facial trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male
X-ray

Initial skull radiographs were performed due to a complaint of right maxillary tenderness and demonstrate asymmetric with increased density on the right. 

Findings of the skull radiograph prompted a follow up CT

CT

Case Discussion

Craniofacial fibrous dysplasia is a subtype of fibrous dysplasia which involves exclusively the bones of the facial skeleton and skull.  This patient was asymptomatic, and diagnosis was made incidentally following presentation with trauma.

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