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Jaffe Lichtenstein monostotic fibrous dysplasia of bone

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Description: Jaffe-Lichtenstein monostotic fibrous dysplasia of bone: Definition(s) via UMLS "A disease of bone marked by thinning of the cortex and replacement of bone marrow by gritty fibrous tissue containing bony spicules, producing pain, disability, and gradually increasing deformity. Only one bone may be involved (FIBROUS DYSPLASIA, MONOSTOTIC) or several (FIBROUS DYSPLASIA, POLYOSTOTIC). (From Dorland, 28th ed)" 2 synonyms or equivalents were found. Jaffe-Lichtenstein monostotic fibrous dysplasia of bone aka/or Monostotic osteitis fibrosa may cause or feature + Symptoms and Signs Café au lait spots Facies abnormality X-ray abnormalities Intracranial calcification Osteosclerosis Inflammatory conditions Osteitis

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Added: Sat Dec 09 2006