Research Archive

FD/MAS Publications

Association of Hearing Loss and Otologic Outcomes With Fibrous Dysplasia. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018

Comorbidity, Craniofacial care

This study examines FD lesions surrounding the ear and skull base. Though many patients fear the loss of hearing, research suggests watchful waiting rather than aggressive surgery.

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Best practice management guidelines for fibrous dysplasia/McCune-Albright syndrome: a consensus statement from the FD/MAS international consortium. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2019


Treatment guidelines compiled by the International Consortium of FD/MAS researchers. These guidelines include a series of flowcharts that can help patients and caregivers decide on appropriate screening and treatment plans.


Bone-Grafting in Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016

Axial and Appendicular Management

Research suggests that bone grafting is not an effective way to remove FD lesions since lesions tend to regrow and take over otherwise healthy bone grafts.



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Safety and Efficacy of Denosumab for Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone

FDMA: Skeletal Studies Research

In this study involving patients with fibrous dysplasia of bone, denosumab was associated with marked reductions in the serum bone markers and with bony improvement. However, rebound hypercalcemia occurred. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, February 2023. Luis F. de Castro, Ph.D. Zachary Michel, B.S. Kristen Pan, M.D. Jocelyn Taylor, B.S. […]

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