International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2015, Vol. 1 Issue 5, Part A
Monostotic fibrous dysplasia of mandible: Report of a case in a young female
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Pavan Gujjar, Dr. Priya Sahni, Dr. Jayadeva HM, Dr. Shylaja MD
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a skeletal developmental disorder of the bone-forming mesenchyme that manifests as a defect in osteoblastic differentiation and maturation. It is a lesion of unknown etiology, uncertain pathogenesis, and diverse histopathology. FD represents about 2%-5% of all bone tumors and over 7% of all benign tumours. Hereby we are presenting a case of 18 year old female patient who had a chief complaint of bony swelling in the right back region of lower jaw. The histopathological examination revealed the diagnosis of monostotic type of FD.
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Dr. Pavan Gujjar, Dr. Priya Sahni, Dr. Jayadeva HM, Dr. Shylaja MD. Monostotic fibrous dysplasia of mandible: Report of a case in a young female. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2015; 1(5): 10-12.