Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery

Fibrous dysplasia of proximal humerus - A case report

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Author Details: Vikramjit Singh, Arvind Kumar, Sudhir Rawat, Parth Deshmukh, Anirudh Bansal

Volume : 4

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2395-1362

Print ISSN : 2395-1354

Article First Page : 217

Article End Page : 220


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.

Doi No:-10.18231/2395-1362.2018.0043