fibrous dysplasia of bone

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Noun1.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
dysplasia - abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
Albright's disease, polyostotic fibrous dysplasia - fibrous dysplasia of bone affecting multiple bones
monostotic fibrous dysplasia - fibrous dysplasia of bone confined to a single bone
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Pathophysiology and medical treatment of pain in fibrous dysplasia of bone.
Gs-alpha gene mutations in monostotic fibrous dysplasia of bone and fibrous dysplasia-like low-grade central osteosarcoma.
An activating Gs alpha mutation is present in fibrous dysplasia of bone in the McCune-Albright syndrome.