Pathological fracture secondary to fibrous dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Follow-up from orthopaedic 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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Case information

rID: 41495
Case created: 4th Dec 2015
Last edited: 15th Feb 2016
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