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What does POFD stand for?

Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia


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Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia or McCune Albright syndrome when associated with skin hyperpigmentation and endocrine dysfunction is another condition associated with elevated FGF23 concentrations.
Many effects ANGAD had polyostotic fibrous dysplasia which meant that a number of bones in his body were affected.
More recent studies report that polyostotic fibrous dysplasia and cafe-au-lait macules are invariably present, while monostotic lesions are less common (3).
4) Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, along with endocrine abnormalities and cutaneous hyperpigmentation, is a component of Albright-McCune-Sternberg syndrome, a rare condition that primarily affects females.
It has been suggested that such lesions that are not associated with involvement of the extracranial skeleton represent a third type of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia.
It has been suggested that such lesions that are not associated with involvement of the extracranial skeleton represent a third type of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia.
[1] There are two primary categories of the disease: monostotic fibrous dysplasia involves a single bone and represents 70% of all cases; polyostotic fibrous dysplasia involves multiple bones and makes up the remainder, [2] Also, approximately 3% of patients with fibrous dysplasia will experience McCune-Albright syndrome, in which the bony involvement is accompanied by skin lesions and endocrinopathy.

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