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How does a person get fibrous dysplasia?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Some info
Fibrous dysplasia,childhood or early adulthood, 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 endo

In brief: Some info
Fibrous dysplasia,childhood or early adulthood, 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 endo
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Bad problem
Fibrous dysplasia is a rare bone disorder in which scar tissue develops in place of normal bone tissue, thereby weakening the bone.
The most common bones affected by this disease are the skull and facial bones, thighbone, shinbone, pelvic bones, ribs, and upper arm bone.

In brief: Bad problem
Fibrous dysplasia is a rare bone disorder in which scar tissue develops in place of normal bone tissue, thereby weakening the bone.
The most common bones affected by this disease are the skull and facial bones, thighbone, shinbone, pelvic bones, ribs, and upper arm bone.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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