Fibrous Dysplasia

  • Julien Glicenstein
  • Jacques Ohana
  • Caroline Leclercq


As its name indicates, fibrous dysplasia is not a tumour properly speaking. It rather represents an invasion of the bone by connective tissue of bony origin. It exists in two forms: monostotic (a solitary lesion), extremely rare in the hand, and polyostotic, in which the skeleton of the hand is very often affected.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julien Glicenstein
    • 1
  • Jacques Ohana
    • 2
  • Caroline Leclercq
    • 3
  1. 1.ParisFrance
  2. 2.ParisFrance
  3. 3.ParisFrance

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