Craniofacial fibrous dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Facial deformity and proptosis.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

There is blistering cystic skull vault lesions with skull base sclerosis. Widened diploic space with displacement of outer table (inner table seems to be spared) and obliteration of paranasal sinuses also are noted. Both of the orbital cavities involved.

Case Discussion

The findings in a 25 year old male with facial deformity compatible with craniofacial fibrous dysplasia.

Craniofacial fibrous dysplasia is one of 4 types of fibrous dysplasia and is characterised (as the name suggests) by involvement of the skull and facial bones.

A case of Prof. Saeed Rad, Tabriz,Iran.

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Case information

rID: 21414
Published: 21st Jan 2013
Last edited: 18th Feb 2016
Tag: skull
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