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Heather Durham. Fibrous Dysplasia occurs when bone gets destroyed and replaced with bone tissue What is it?

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1 Heather Durham

2 Fibrous Dysplasia occurs when bone gets destroyed and replaced with bone tissue What is it?

3 Bone Sores Difficulty walking Endocrine Gland issues Unusual skin color Uneven growth of bones Symptoms

4 Occurs in childhood Between 3-15 years Very uncommon No single sex is affected more than another Prevalence

5 The cause is unknown Believed to be caused by chemical abnormality in bone protein It is not hereditary Causes

6 Surgery to remove the affected bone Removal of bone wedge Place a rod down shaft of bone Pain management Medication Physical therapy Treatments

7 Bone deformity 1.The bone can bend 2.May cause scoliosis Loss of vision and hearing Arthritis Very rare, but cancer Complications

8 Any bone can be affected Most common bones: femur, tibia, ribs, skull, facial bones, humorous, pelvis and the spine No way to prevent it Facts

9 ubmedhealth/PMH /http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/p ubmedhealth/PMH / thLib/testgreystone/bone/fibrd ys.htmlhttp://stanfordhospital.org/heal thLib/testgreystone/bone/fibrd ys.html th_Info/Bone/Additional_Bone_ Topics/fibrous_dysplasia.asp#ahttp://www.niams.nih.gov/Heal th_Info/Bone/Additional_Bone_ Topics/fibrous_dysplasia.asp#a Sources


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