Fibrous dysplasia is a developmental disturbance involving proliferation and maturation of fibroblasts and becomes clinically manifest in childhood and adolescence, suggesting a congenital genesis. The disease is two to three times more common in females than in males. Fibrous dysplasia may be monostotic or polyostotic. In monostotic involvement there is a predilection for the femur, tibia, ribs and facial bones. In cases of polyostotic involvement there is mainly a segmental distribution i.e. one limb, trunk bones, several vertebrae. Sometimes only one side is involved.
KeywordsCoronal Section Fibrous Dysplasia Sagittal Section Adjacent Soft Tissue Hypodense Area
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