Bisphosphonate treatment in polyostotic fibrous dysplasia of the cranium: case report and literature review.

@article{Mansoori2010BisphosphonateTI,
  title={Bisphosphonate treatment in polyostotic fibrous dysplasia of the cranium: case report and literature review.},
  author={Lela S Mansoori and Colin P Catel and Micol S. Rothman},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={851-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To report the case of a patient with polyostotic fibrous dysplasia of the cranium who showed dramatic improvement after treatment with intravenous zoledronic acid. METHODS We present the clinical findings, laboratory test results, surgical pathology report, and imaging studies of a man with extensive fibrous dysplasia of the cranium and review the literature regarding the use of bisphosphonates in patients with this debilitating skeletal disorder. RESULTS A 32-year-old man… CONTINUE READING