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CASE REPORT - TUMORS AND TUMOR LIKE CONDITIONS
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 451-454

Priority of treatment in craniofacial fibrous dysplasia


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Malla Reddy Dental College for Women and Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Government Dental College and Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
3 Department of Periodontics, Sri Sai College of Dental Surgery, Vikarabad, Telangana, India
4 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Maharaja Institute of Medical Sciences, Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Chembolu Neelima
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Malla Reddy Dental College for Women and Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ams.ams_186_17

PMID: 31909034

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Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a nonneoplastic hamartomatous developmental fibro-osseous lesion, with anomaly in bone-forming mesenchyme which manifests as a defect in osteoblastic differentiation and maturation leading to fibro-osseous tissue formation characterized by deformities in the bone, fractures, nerve compression, and bone pain. The clinical behavior and progression of FD make the management of this condition difficult. Here is a case report of a young male patient who was diagnosed as having craniomaxillofacial FD. The diagnosis was based on clinicoradiological and histopathological investigations. In this case, management of FD poses significant challenges to the surgeon.


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