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Polystotic Fibrous Dysplasia - A case report

Author(s): Rama raju D

Journal: Annals and Essences of Dentistry
ISSN 0975-8798

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 22;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Polystotic Fibrous Dysplasia | Case report

Fibrous dysplasia, a benign fibro osseous condition involving one or more bones of the cranial and extra cranial skeleton, consists of non-encapsulated lesion which shows replacement of a normal bone by cellular fibrous tissue containing islands of metastatic bone (Edwards 1984). It has been classified by W.H.O. as developmental in origin. Fibrous dysplasia of bone is one of the most perplexing diseases of the osseous tissue. It is a lesion of unknown etiology, uncertain pathogenesis and diverse histopathology. A case report of fibrous dysplasia is presented here and discussed in detail

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