Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia Incidence

Facts about fibrous dysplasia:

  • Fibrous dysplasia occurs in childhood, between 3 and 15 years of age.
  • About 75 percent of cases only involve one bone: usually the rib, femur or facial bones.
  • About 25 percent of cases involve multiple bones.

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia References
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