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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014, 2(5), 109-111
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-5-2
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Fibrous Dysplasia – A Case Report and Review of Literature

Laliytha Kumar Bijai1, , Philips Mathew2, Venkatesh Jayaraman2 and Ravi David Austin2

1Department of Dentistry, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Bharath University, Chennai, India

2Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology,Rajah Muthiah Dental College, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India

Pub. Date: September 29, 2014

Cite this paper:
Laliytha Kumar Bijai, Philips Mathew, Venkatesh Jayaraman and Ravi David Austin. Fibrous Dysplasia – A Case Report and Review of Literature. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014; 2(5):109-111. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-5-2

Abstract

Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a fibro-osseous lesion with no apparent familial, hereditary or congenital basis. It is a non-neoplastic developmental hamartomatous disease of the bone, characterised by a blend of fibrous and osseous elements in the region. It constitutes 2.5% of all bony neoplasms and 7% of all benign bony neoplasm. The treatment can be either conservative or complete resection. Here we report a case of fibrous dysplasia in a 64-year-old male patient on the right side of the face.

Keywords:
fibrous dysplasia neoplasm fibro-osseous lesion

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