polyostotic fibrous dysplasia

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Noun1.polyostotic fibrous dysplasia - fibrous dysplasia of bone affecting multiple bones
fibrous dysplasia of bone - a disturbance in which bone that is undergoing lysis is replaced by an abnormal proliferation of fibrous tissue resulting in bone lesions or skin lesions
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Neonatal McCune-Albright syndrome with systemic involvement: a case report.
Polyostotic FD in association with cutaneous pigmentation (cafe-aulait spots) and precocious puberty is known as the McCune-Albright syndrome [2, 3].
Clinically FD is divided into three groups (3) (1) monostotic: single bone involvement, which is most common (70%) (2) polyostotic: multiple bone involvement, a less common form (30%), and (3) McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS), a rare variant of mono/polyostotic disease in which FD is associated with cafe-au-lait macules and/or endocrinopathies (4,5).
This delightful, irreverent book comes to us from Lauren Ruotolo, who has McCune-Albright Syndrome, a rare genetic disease that caused her to enter puberty at nine months (yes, months, not years), triggered frequent bone fractures, and capped her growth at 4 feet 2 inches, which makes her about as tall as an 8-year-old.
The original description of McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) included diffuse fibrous dysplasia, cafe-au-lait macules, and precocious puberty (1,2).
Some of Coby's bones could still crumble because he was diagnosed with neonatal Cushing's McCune-Albright syndrome. But Michelle, of Salford, Gtr Manchester, said: "He's giving us hope."
* Patients with McCune-Albright syndrome represent up to 3% of all cases of fibrous dysplasia.