MONOSTOTIC FIBROUS DYSPLASIA OF MAXILLARY BONE: A CASE REPORT
Dr. Udupikrishna M. Joshi, Dr. Kundan Shah* and Dr. Satishkumar G. Patil
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a benign fibro-osseous bone disease of unknown etiology and uncertain pathogenesis. It manifest as a defect in osteoblastic differentiation and maturation. It mainly occurs in two forms namely monostotic (single bone involvement) and polyostotic (multiple bone involvement). Maxillary posterior region is most commonly affected. This article describes a case of 18 years old male who presented with swelling on left middle third of the face and intraoral swelling on left posterior maxilla since five year. The diagnosis was based on clinico-radiological and histopathological investigations. The appropriate surgical management was done and he is under followup without any signs of recurrence.
Keywords: Fibro-osseous, Monostotic, Polyostotic, Maxillary Posterior, Surgical Management.
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