Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Follow-up from orthopaedic clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Ill-defined expansile lesion of the mid tibial shaft without periosteal reaction. Internal ground glass matrix. 

Modality: X-ray

Expansile lesions of both the first metacarpal and proximal phalanx. Internal matrix is somewhat ground glass. No periosteal reaction. 

Case Discussion

Fibrous dysplasia can be monostotic (~75%) or polyostotic (~25%), in the latter the tibia and the foot are common locations. 

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Case Information

rID: 40950
Case created: 9th Nov 2015
Last edited: 22nd Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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