Monostotic Fibrous Dysplasia of the Middle Phalanx of the Hand

Lars Maruschke, Tobias Baumann, Horst Zajonc, Georg Herget



Monostotic fibrous dysplasia is a rare lesion of the upper extremity, especially the hand. We present the case of a 20-year-old male patient with fibrous dysplasia of the middle phalanx of the right ring finger. The initial diagnosis was made by X-ray examination and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Histopathologic confirmation was obtained during definitive surgical treatment with curettage and bone grafting.

J Med Cases. 2013;4(5):318-322


Monostotic fibrous dysplasia; Tumor-like lesion; Middle phalanx; Fibrous dysplasia

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