Craniofacial fibrous dysplasia


Lesson number one of radiology - take the clinical history with a pinch of salt.

This case has the typical appearances of fibrous dysplasia in a patient with the correct demographics for the disease.

  • smooth groundglass change to the bone
  • sharp delineation of the pathological and normal bone (narrow zone of transition)
  • expansile and sclerotic in nature
  • typical craniofacial location
  • cortex remains intact