Pathological fracture secondary to fibrous dysplasia

Case contributed by Henry Knipe
Diagnosis almost certain


Follow-up from orthopedic clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female

Pathological fracture through the humeral shaft. The underlying bone lesion is lucent and ill-defined. 

Case Discussion

Pathological fractures are a common presentation and complication of fibrous dysplasia, of which this patient has a known history. 

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