Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone
"Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A disease of bone marked by thinning of the cortex and replacement of bone marrow by gritty fibrous tissue containing bony spicules, producing pain, disability, and gradually increasing deformity. Only one bone may be involved (FIBROUS DYSPLASIA, MONOSTOTIC) or several (FIBROUS DYSPLASIA, POLYOSTOTIC). (From Dorland, 28th ed)
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