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Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia is a disorder in which multiple areas of bone are replaced by fibrous tissue which may cause fractures and deformity of the legs, arms, and skull.
1] The following year, Lichtenstein introduced the term fibrous dysplasia.
Keywords: Differential diagnosis, palatine tonsil, solitary fibrous tumour.
There are three main types of Fibrous Dysplasia: monostotic, polyostotic, and McCune Albright syndrome.
Fibrous dysplasia (FD), a chronic disease in which fibrous tissue replaces normal bone, was first observed by Lichtenstein in 1938 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5).
Keywords: Fibrous dysplasia, Limb length shortening, Polyostotic.
Low power photomicrograph of biopsy specimen showed delicate trabeculae of woven bone in moderately cellular fibrous matrix with focal areas of degenerative bone fragments (Figure 1d-e).
3,4) Additional features include areas of fibrous tissue ossification and areas of fibrous tissue admixed with foamy macrophages (Figure 2, C through F).
Fibrous diamonds date back only a few million years and formed more quickly.
Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm that accounts for less than 2% of all soft-tissue tumors usually involving the pleura, pericardium, and peritoneum.
On basis of history and clinical examination, the case was diagnosed as 'capped elbow' that might be comprised of fibrous tissue.
However, the areas of the slab showing fibrous structure were bisbeeite.