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Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia DiseasesDatabase
Osteitis Fibrosa Disseminata:
"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.
Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
may cause or feature Miscellaneous syndromes
Symptoms and Signs
CafĂ© au lait spots
Erlenmeyer flask deformity
may be a risk factor for Endocrine conditions
Pituitary tumour (growth hormone secreting)
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Added: Sat Dec 09 2006