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fibrous dysplasia, monostotic
Fibrous dysplasia of bone involving only one bone.
fibrous dysplasia, polyostotic
Fibrous dysplasia of bone affecting several or many bones.
When associated with melanotic pigmentation of the skin and endocrine disorders, it is known as Albright's syndrome; which is a condition of cystic bone growth that results from abnormal bone development. It may occur with bone lesions, skin pigmentation, and endocrine abnormalities.
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fibrous dysplasia of bone
A disease of bone marked by the thinning of the cortex and replacement of bone marrow by gritty fibrous tissue containing bony spicules (sharp-pointed pieces), producing pain, disability, and gradually increasing deformity.
Only one bone may be involved (fibrous dysplasia, monostotic) or several (fibrous dysplasia, polyostotic).