Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia - tibia

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam
X-ray

Leg

Geographic lucent lesions in the upper and lower metaphyseal region of the tibia. It shows thin internal bone trabeculae and a narrow zone of transition. Normal surrounding bone texture and no associated periosteal reaction.

Case Discussion

Features are typical of benign bone lesions. The young age of the patient supports the diagnosis. It can lead to bone deformities.

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Case information

rID: 14137
Published: 2nd Jul 2011
Last edited: 27th Apr 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included