Craniofacial Fibrous Dysplasia

Aykağan COŞGUNARSLAN, Mehmet AMUK, Neşe İSPEKTER, Hatice Cansu KIŞ
2020 Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Case Reports  
An 18-year-old male patient was referred to Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology with complaint of painless swelling in his right maxillary alveolar process. His medical record was insignificant. Extraoral examination revealed that there was no significant asymmetry although the patient's right zygomatic arch seemed protruding. No history of fever, trauma and similar swelling elsewhere in the body were ABS TRACT Fibrous dysplasia is the replacement of cancellous bone components with
more » ... e components with fibrous tissue containing abnormal bone. Craniofacial fibrous dysplasia (CFD) invades two or more craniofacial bones. Treatment options are controversial, and follow-ups are crucial for young patients. Cone-beam computed tomography is useful for evaluation of craniofacial bones. Remaining maxillary sinus volumes can be used as a quantitative value. In this case report, we present two CFD patients with radiologic features. This case report may be a valuable addition to the literature due to the usage of quantitative values to evaluate progression of FD lesions.
doi:10.5336/caserep.2019-72722 fatcat:dza5ipjswjbhfgsmy25nsrmszm