What is fibrous dysplasia?
Fibrous dysplasia is a chronic disorder of the skeleton which causes expansion of one or more bones due to abnormal development of fibrous tissue within the bone. Any bone can be affected, and involvement can be in one or several bones. Though many bones can be affected at once, fibrous dysplasia does not spread from one bone to another. At present there are no approved medical therapies. Surgery is sometimes recommended for severe complications. What is fibrous dysplasia?
Questions & Answers About Fibrous Dysplasia
This publication answers most commonly asked questions about Fibrous Dysplasia and McCune-Albright Syndrome.
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Annotated Bibliography on Fibrous Dysplasia/McCune-Albright Syndrome
Jointly published in 2002 by The Paget Foundaton and NIH Osteoporosis and Related Diseases~National Resource Center.
Annotated Bibliography on Fibrous Dysplasia/McCune-Albright Syndrome
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* This bibliography may be accessed online at http://www.osteo.org, under bibliographies.
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