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How does a person get fibrous dysplasia?

How does a person get fibrous dysplasia?

Fibrous dysplasia: Fd is not hereditary. We did not get fd from our parents and we cannot pass it on to our children. Fd is caused by a mutation that occurs sometime during development of a baby while it is still in the mother's uterus. If the mutation occurs early in development, many tissues may be affected. If it occurs late in development, very few tissues may have the mutation. ...Read more

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Dysplasia (Definition)

Abnormal cells which may be pre-malignant, but can also result ...Read more


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If fibrous dysplasia on scull was accidentally found at the age of 54 what treatment should a person get is there a progression on that condition what kind if specialist to see?

If fibrous dysplasia on scull was accidentally  found at the age of 54 what treatment should a person get is there a progression on that condition what kind if specialist to see?

Neurosurgeon: Skull based problems are typically seen and treated by neurosurgeons. That being said, fibrous dysphasia is a benign condition and likely would not need any treatment at all. Don't hesitate to be seen and discuss directly. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about fibrous dysplasia?

Some info: Fibrous dysplasia, bone disorder, which scar-like (fibrous) tissue develops in place of normal bone. As bone grows, softer, fibrous tissue expands, weakening bone with resultant deformity and susceptibility to fracture. One or more bones involved.Severe deformity of facial bones can lead to loss of vision and hearing loss.Albrights syndrome, affecting multiple bones, associated endocrine disorder. ...Read more

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Are there any DR's on here that specialize in Fibrous Dysplasia?

Orthopedist?: If you are referring to fibrous dysplasia of the bone then you need a bone dr or orthopedist. State your problem and a dr will respond ...Read more

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Could monostoic fibrous dysplasia keep you from joining the military?

Depends: Depends on bone affected with fibrous dysplasia. The bone overgrows but is less strong than normal bone. Fibrous dysplasia involving hip and proximal femur would be easily fractured and require sometimes surgery for healing. Fibrous dysplasia involving finger, rib, or forearm bone would be less hazardous. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if monostoic fibrous dysplasia keeps you from joining the military?

It depends: It likely will depending on the location of the bone affected. Give us more details of the location and the degree of impairment , if any. ...Read more

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My son was just diagnosed with fibrous dysplasia. What do I need to know about this disease.?

My son was just diagnosed with fibrous dysplasia. What do I need to know about this disease.?

Fibrous dysplasia: is a genetic disorder characterized by abnormal bone development and increased risk of fractures. Fortunately, only one bone is involved in most cases and symptoms usually present in childhood. In rare cases it is associated with hormonal imbalances. Complications are specific for which particular bone(s) are affected. An orthopedist should be part of your healthcare team. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son was just diagnosed with fibrous dysplasia. can anyone help me understand this disease.?

Bone problem: Fibrous dysplasia is an abnormal bone growth where normal bone is replaced with fibrous bone tissue. Fibrous dysplasia causes abnormal growth or swelling of bone. Fibrous dysplasia can occur in any part of the skeleton but the bones of the skull, thigh, shin, ribs, upper arm and pelvis are most commonly affected. Fibrous dysplasia is very rare, no known cure. Fibrous dysplasia is not cancer ...Read more

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