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Table 2 Pain severity, treatment and response to treatment1

From: Pathophysiology and medical treatment of pain in fibrous dysplasia of bone

  Adults   Children  
Average pain 4.1*   2.8  
Treatment % treated % with releif % treated % with releif
No treatment 26%   44%  
NSAIDs 57% 56% 56% 50%
Narcotics 26% 47% 17% 90%
Bisphosphonates 26% 73% 17% 75%
Alternative Treatments 17% 52% 11% No report
  1. 1Only subjects who had FD-associated pain are recoded in this analysis.
  2. *=p<0.05, NSAIDs = non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  3. Figure 4 and Tables 1 and 2 reprinted with permission from the National Osteoporosis Foundation, Washington, DC 20036. Osteoporosis Int (2008) 19:57-63: All rights reserved.