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Case Report
Volume 2, Issue 2 (November Issue)

Surgery of Fibrous Dysplasia of Proximal Humerus: A Case Report

Nasrin Rahimian*, Amr Jijakli and Deborah Green-LaRoche

Department of Orthopaedic, Tufts Medical Center, Washington, Boston, USA

*Corresponding author: Nasrin Rahimian, Department of Orthopaedic, Tufts Medical Center, Washington, Boston, USA. E-mail: nrahi@orthomedicalcenter.edu

Received: April 17, 2023; Accepted: April 28, 2023; Published: May 05, 2023

Citation: Rahimian N, Jijakli A, Green-LaRoche D. Surgery of Fibrous Dysplasia of Proximal Humerus: A Case Report. Case Rep Orthop Surg J. 2023; 2(2): 117.

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Abstract

Fibrous dysplasia is a rare disorder characterized by replacement of normal tissue with fibrous connective tissue. It mostly occurs in craniofacial bones, femur, tibia, and pelvis. It can also be associated with various endocrine conditions. Symptoms range from pain and restriction of movements to occurrence of pathological fractures. This is case report of 52 years old male patient with fibrous dysplasia in proximal humerus presenting with complaints of pain and restriction of movements around the shoulder treated with surgical curettage, chemical cauterization, and bone grafting with internal fixation.

Keywords: Fibrous dysplasia; Pathological fracture; Internal fixation; Curettage; Humerus