Fibrous dysplasia of the rib

Case contributed by Dr Rahmoun Fateh


Young woman presenting with costal bulge.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female

Case Discussion

Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a benign tumor-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
Published: 15th Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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