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Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia Underlying Cause

The cause of fibrous dysplasia is attributed to a gene mutation that results in the formation of abnormal bone.

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Last Updated: Mar 27, 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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