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Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone Summary

Description: A disease of bone marked by thinning of the cortex and replacement of bone marrow by gritty fibrous tissue containing bony spicules, producing pain, disability, and gradually increasing deformity. Only one bone may be involved (FIBROUS DYSPLASIA, MONOSTOTIC) or several (FIBROUS DYSPLASIA, POLYOSTOTIC). (From Dorland, 28th ed)

Also Known As: Bone Fibrous Dysplasia; Bone Fibrous Dysplasias; Osteitis Fibrosa Disseminata

Networked: 53 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. pegvisomant : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2 Generic
  2. Alendronate (Alendronate Sodium) : 2 studies in 2 results : FDA 18 Generic
  3. pamidronate (APD) : 1 study in 9 results : FDA 16 Generic
  4. GTP Phosphohydrolases (GTPases) : 4 results : IBA
  5. Diphosphonates : 4 results : IBA
  6. Codon (Codons) : 4 results : IBA
  7. Gs GTP-Binding Protein alpha Subunits (G(s)alpha) : 3 results : IBA
  8. GTP-Binding Proteins (G-Protein) : 2 results : IBA
  9. Testosterone (Sustanon) : 2 results : FDA 13
  10. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia (McCune Albright Syndrome)
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  4. Precocious Puberty
  5. Osteoporosis
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Key Therapies for Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone

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  1. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 results
  2. Bone Transplantation (Bone Grafting) : 2 results
  3. Curettage : 2 results
  4. Ovariectomy (Oophorectomy) : 1 result
  5. Osteotomy : 1 result

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