Multiple non-ossifying fibromas. A case report

R. A. Blau, D. L. Zwick, R. A. Westphal

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We report the case of a patient who had multiple non-ossifying fibromas that were distinguished by associated cafe-au-lait spots and the unusual aggressiveness of the lesions. The rapid growth led to a total of seven pathological fractures before the patient reached the age of seven. To our knowledge, only seven similar cases have been described in the English-language literature. Four of those seven patients sustained a pathological fracture by an average age of ten years. One patient had four pathological fractures, another had two, and two patients had one fracture each.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)299-304
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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