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fibrous dysplasia CHORUS

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00157.html

Description: * xray: "ground glass" lesion with sclerotic rim
* may be expansile, predominantly metaphysis to diaphysis
* labs: increased alk phos, o/w normal
* monostotic form
o any bone (ribs, femur, tibia most common)
o diametaphyseal
* polyostotic form
o unilateral predominance
o not familial (except cherubism)
o scalloping, expansion, deformity (Shepherd's crook)
* other forms
o McCune-Albright syndrome (with precocious puberty)
o leontiasis ossea (involves skull and facial bones)
o cherubism (hereditary form, involves mandible)

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Fri Jul 24 2009