Focal fibrocartilaginous dysplasia in the thoracic vertebra: A case report

@inproceedings{Sun2014FocalFD,
  title={Focal fibrocartilaginous dysplasia in the thoracic vertebra: A case report},
  author={Bo Sun and Zhi Hong Zhang and Xuan Chen and Shan Hu Huang and Zhi Li Liu},
  booktitle={Oncology letters},
  year={2014}
}
Focal fibrocartilaginous dysplasia (FFCD) is a rare, paraneoplastic disease that often presents in children and teenagers. Previous studies have reported cases of lesions in the proximal tibia and distal femur, as well as lesions in the upper extremities. The present study describes a case of FFCD on the transverse process and the rib. The imaging findings were found to correspond with the typical observations of FFCD and a biopsy from the nidus revealed pathological results similar to those of… CONTINUE READING