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Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone 

Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone
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Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone
Author(s):

Edward C. Rosenow

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199756926.003.0080
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date: 22 April 2021

Accounts for up to a third of benign rib lesions

Called monostotic fibrous dysplasia when limited to 1 rib

Main symptom is pain, especially if a pathologic fracture

Usually lytic; malignant transformation is very rare

Occurs primarily in young persons...

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