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Fibrous dysplasia of bone

Introduction: Fibrous dysplasia of bone

Description of Fibrous dysplasia of bone

Fibrous dysplasia of bone (medical condition): A bone development abnormality that can occur in one or more...more »

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  »Symptoms of Fibrous dysplasia of bone

Fibrous dysplasia of bone: A disease of bone marked by thinning of the cortex and replacement of bone marrow by gritty fibrous tissue containing bony spicules, producing pain, disability, and gradually increasing deformity. Only one bone may be involved (FIBROUS DYSPLASIA, MONOSTOTIC) or several (FIBROUS DYSPLASIA, POLYOSTOTIC). (From Dorland, 28th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Fibrous dysplasia of bone: Related Topics

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Fibrous dysplasia of bone: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Fibrous dysplasia of bone is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Fibrous dysplasia of bone, or a subtype of Fibrous dysplasia of bone, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Fibrous dysplasia of bone as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Fibrous dysplasia of bone as a Disease

Fibrous dysplasia of bone (medical condition): See Fibrous dysplasia of bone (disease information).
  »Introduction: Fibrous dysplasia of bone
  »Symptoms of Fibrous dysplasia of bone

Fibrous dysplasia of bone: Related Diseases

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