Fibrous dysplasia

Case contributed by Assoc 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
Published: 23rd Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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