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Fibrous dysplasia: clinical features, types, pathology and treatment

Fibrous dysplasia: clinical features, types, pathology and treatment

Fibrous dysplasia Fibrous dysplasia is a disease of bone maturation and remodeling in which the normal medullary bone and cortices are replaced by a disorganized fibrous woven bone. The resultant fibro-osseous bone is more elastic and structurally weaker than the original bone. Fibrous dysplasia is conceptualized into four types: (1) monostotic type, (2) craniofacial type, […]

November 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Fibrous joints examples

Fibrous joints examples

Fibrous joints examples 1. Suture – thin layer of dense, fibrous connective tissue that joins skull bones. –        Sutural ligament –        Irregular edges add strength –        synarthrosis –        Some sutures are replaced by bone as adults: This is called a synostosis. –        Fontanels in children     2. Gomphosis – cone-shaped peg fits into socket […]

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