Fibrous dysplasia of the rib

Case contributed by Dr Rahmoun Fateh

Presentation

Young woman presenting with costal bulge.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Case Discussion

Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a benign tumour-like congenital process, manifested as a defect in osteoblastic differentiation and maturation, with progressive replacement of normal bone with immature woven bone.
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Case Information

rID: 18618
Case created: 15th Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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