Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases has published a
supplement of proceedings from the International Meeting on Fibrous Dysplasia/McCune-Albright Syndrome and
Cherubism, which was held in Bethesda, MD, USA on 3rd-5th October
of the proceedings was funded by the Fibrous Dysplasia Foundation and an
unrestricted grant from Zimmer.
The aim of the conference was to
address our current understanding of the underlying molecular, cellular and
clinical pathophysiology, current treatments, and future needs in the diseases
fibrous dysplasia of bone (FD)/McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) and cherubism.
supplement reports the significant advances presented at the meeting and highlights
the importance of ultimately improving the quality of life for affected
individuals and their families.