Fibrous dysplasia

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Facial deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Right maxilla demonstrate extensive ground glass opacity. 


Very prominent changes (bone expansion with intact cortex and ground glass matrix) consistent with known fibrous dysplasia are demonstrated throughout the facial skeleton most pronounced on the left in the frontal bone, bilaterally involving the base of skull, and right maxilla. The mandible is also involved, more so on the right. The upper cervical spine appears unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of extensive facial fibrous dysplasia

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Case information

rID: 41078
Case created: 15th Nov 2015
Last edited: 6th Feb 2017
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