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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Fibrous dysplasia of bone was first described by Von Recklinghausen in 1891.
Ivins, "Myxoma of somatic soft tissues: a report of 58 patients, 3 with multiple tumors and fibrous dysplasia of bone," Mayo Clinic Proceedings, vol.