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ba0007p80 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Characterization of pain in patients with fibrous dysplasia

Spencer Tiahna , Javaid Kassim , Boyce Alison

Pain is common in patients with fibrous dysplasia (FD), however the mechanisms and presentation of pain is poorly understood. Retrospective studies have shown that pain in FD presents along a broad spectrum, responds variably to treatment, and does not correlate with FD disease burden. Pain may be generally conceptualized into two categories: nociceptive pain (associated with actual or potentially tissue damaging stimuli) and neuropathic pain (caused by dysfunction of the soma...