"FIBROUS DYSPLASIA (Osteitis fibrosa cystica)"

  • Characteristic radiological feature of fibrous dysplasia is Ground glass appearance
  • Precocious puberty with polyostotic fibrous dysplasia and café-au-lait skin pigmentation is diagnosed as McCune-Albright syndrome
  • Fibrous dysplasia is characterised by replacement of normal lamellar bone by an abnormal fibrous tissue
  • Fibrous dysplasia shows thin cortices
  • Shepherd crook deformity is seen in Fibrous dysplasia
  • In Maxillary fibrous dysplasia Ground glass appearance of maxillary sinus seen
  • Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia is associated with endocrine abnormalities.
  • Café-au-lait spots, Expanding rib lesions & Expanding lesions of maxilla are seen in fibrous dysplasia
  • Osteitis fibrosa cystica is seen with Primary hyperparathyroidism
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