fibrous dysplasias

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This is a group of disorders in which development of abnormally placed fibrous elements causes skeletal deformity during growth.

Different types of fibrous dysplasia include fibrous dysplasia (Jeffe-Lichenstein), fibrous dysplasia with skin pigmentation and precocious puberty (Albright-McCune syndrome), cherubism and neurofibromatosis.

Last reviewed 01/2018