volume 39, issue 2, P138-140 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.05.006
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Pietro Boni, Andrea Ferri, Domenico Corradi, Enrico Sesenna

Abstract: Fibrous dysplasia is an osseous growth disorder, producing immature bone characterized by the replacement of normal bone with fibro-osseous connective tissue. The therapy is surgical, but the diagnosis of fibrous dysplasia of the craniofacial bones is not in itself an indication for treatment. The authors present a rare case of a zygomatic arch localization of fibrous dysplasia causing considerable facial asymmetry and social impairment. The clinical and radiological features are presented, the surgical proced…

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