Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia

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Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 Q78.1
ICD-9 756.54
DiseasesDB 7880
MeSH D005359

Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia (also known as "Albright's disease"[1]:578) is a form of fibrous dysplasia affecting more than one bone.[2]

McCune-Albright syndrome includes polyostotic fibrous dysplasia as part of its presentation.[3]

One treatment that has been used is bisphosphonates.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. ^ "Fibrous Dysplasia: Overview - eMedicine Radiology". Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  3. ^ Lee, Peter A. (5 December 1986). "McCune-Albright Syndrome<subtitle>Long-term Follow-up</subtitle>". JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 256 (21): 2980. doi:10.1001/jama.1986.03380210076028. 
  4. ^ Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Maskati GB (September 2003). "Oral bisphosphonates in polyostotic fibrous dysplasia". Indian Pediatr 40 (9): 894–6. PMID 14530553.