Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Follow-up from clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

In both the tibial and fibular shafts are expansile, predominantly lucent lesions with some ground-glass matrix. No periosteal reaction. No pathological fracture. 

Case Discussion

Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia (FD) is less common than monostotic FD. It is often unilateral and confined to one limb with the tibia being a very common location. 

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Case Information

rID: 41345
Case created: 27th Nov 2015
Last edited: 19th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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